To mark the 150th anniversary of H.G. Wells’s birth in Bromley:
A Day in Bromley Central Library with H G Wells:
The Man Who Invented the Future
24th September 2016
Large Hall, 4th Floor
Bromley Central Library
11.15 Registration with coffee, tea and soft drinks
11.45–12.45 The Bromley Visionary – with speakers including Dr Emelyne
Godfrey, Dr Andrew M Butler and Dr Michael Sherborne
12.45 Book Signing by Deborah McDonald co–author of A Very Dangerous Woman – A biography of Moura Budberg the last love of H G Wells
13.00–14.00 Break – N.B. light snacks and nibbles only, available in the hall
14.00 Unveiling of a bust of H G Wells in the library by the Mayor of Bromley
14.30–15.30 A talk by the novelist Christopher Priest entitled – “H G Wells … my contemporary”
15.30 Break – Coffee, tea and soft drinks
15.45–16.30 An opportunity to view selected items from the extensive Wells archive at Bromley Central Library, introduced by Professor Patrick Parrinder
17.00 A conducted walk of Wellsian Bromley led by Tony Banfield of the Bromley Civic Society
For further details and updates see: https://anticipations2016.wordpress.com.
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Please make cheques payable to: “The H G Wells Society”, or pay directly into our Barclays bank account: Sort Code: 20–32–00 – Account number: 30958530
Cheques should be sent to: 20 Upper Field Close, Hereford, HR2 7SW
Please contact Valerie Fitch – Treasurer – email@example.com for more payment information only.
Link to The H G Wells Society
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