Pamela Holmes – The Huntingfield Paintress

Pamela Holmes won the Jane Austen Short Story Award in 2014 and comes to the Beaney to talk about her first novel. “The Huntingfield Paintress” is inspired by the true-life story of 19th century vicar’s wife, the passionate and free-thinking Mildred Holland and tells how she rediscovered her passion for...

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THE BEANEY BACKSTORY

Local historian and library volunteer Alan Barber explores the fascinating history of The Beaney, its donor and its origins.

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MEET THE AUTHOR – AMY LICENCE

Local historian and author Amy Licence will be talking about her recent book Catherine of Aragon – an intimate life of Henry VIII’s true wife. Copies for sale following the talk.

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