Dr Simon Rennie and Dr Ruth Mather of Exeter University will be talking about their project to collect poems and songs written by local people describing their plight during the Lancashire Cotton Famine 1861-65 http://cottonfaminepoetry.exeter.ac.uk Balladeer Jennifer Reid will illuminate this difficult time in history through poetry and song. Seasonal refreshments will be available. If you require further information please call 01204 332185. There is free parking after 3pm at the Octagon car park.
Thu 20 December , 6pm to 7.30pm