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Bird Migration and Ringing Display

Information boards and demonstrations by Julia Springett about the research conducted at Slapton Ley Field Centre. Drop in.
Date: 25 January 2020
Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Description: Information boards and demonstrations by Julia Springett about the research conducted at Slapton Ley Field Centre. Drop in.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Bird Migration and Ringing Display at Dartmouth Library

Information boards and demonstrations by Julia Springett about the research conducted at Slapton Ley Field Centre. Drop in at Dartmouth Library.
Date: 25 January 2020
Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Description: Information boards and demonstrations by Julia Springett about the research conducted at Slapton Ley Field Centre. Drop in at Dartmouth Library.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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St Thomas Local History Day

The ever popular Free St Thomas Local History day is back! Now in its sixth year we are opening up the doors to anyone who would like to exhibit there own collections of anything connected to the history of St Thomas. If you have items of antiquary, a photo collection, postcards, news clippings or anything of any aspect of St Thomas history and would like to display and talk to people about them please contact the library to book your space. We are limited in space but it is free to book. Come along on the day and talk to the experts and perhaps bring your own stories and photos to show them! St Thomas Library - Church Rd - Exeter - EX2 9AZ - 01392 407061
Date: 26 January 2020
Time: 11:00 - 15:00
Description: The ever popular Free St Thomas Local History day is back! Now in its sixth year we are opening up the doors to anyone who would like to exhibit there own collections of anything connected to the history of St Thomas. If you have items of antiquary, a photo collection, postcards, news clippings or anything of any aspect of St Thomas history and would like to display and talk to people about them please contact the library to book your space. We are limited in space but it is free to book. Come along on the day and talk to the experts and perhaps bring your own stories and photos to show them! St Thomas Library - Church Rd - Exeter - EX2 9AZ - 01392 407061
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: History in the Library

Invasive Aliens Natural History Talk with Dan Eatherley

BBC Wildlife writer and consultant Dan Eatherley talks about animals that have made it here from over there. £2 7.30pm please book ahead Contact the library 01392 407061 stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 28 January 2020
Time: 19:30 - 20:30
Description: BBC Wildlife writer and consultant Dan Eatherley talks about animals that have made it here from over there. £2 7.30pm please book ahead Contact the library 01392 407061 stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: All
Cost: £2.00
Theme: Natural History at the Library

Tracey Elliot-Reep (BLAST EVENT)

Worldwide Horse Riding Adventures with international author and wildlife photographer Tracey Elliot-Reep. At the Whisky Distillery, Old Town Hall, Bovey Tracey. Tickets £5.00 pp
Date: 29 January 2020
Time: 19:30 - 22:00
Description: Worldwide Horse Riding Adventures with international author and wildlife photographer Tracey Elliot-Reep. At the Whisky Distillery, Old Town Hall, Bovey Tracey. Tickets £5.00 pp
Audience: All
Cost: £5.00
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Author Talk: Justin Newland - the Coronation

The Great Enlightenment: Is This How It was Meant to Be? 7.30–9.00P.M. THURSDAY 30TH JANUARY In this illustrated talk, Somerset novelist Justin Newland will explore the secret history of the event that shaped the modern world – the Industrial Revolution ¬– and how this inspired his latest novel, The Coronation. Justin writes history with a supernatural twist. St Thomas Library 35, Church Street, Exeter EX2 9AZ Tickets cost £2.00. Book at the Library Reception or telephone 01392 407 061.
Date: 30 January 2020
Time: 19:30 - 21:00
Description: The Great Enlightenment: Is This How It was Meant to Be? 7.30–9.00P.M. THURSDAY 30TH JANUARY In this illustrated talk, Somerset novelist Justin Newland will explore the secret history of the event that shaped the modern world – the Industrial Revolution ¬– and how this inspired his latest novel, The Coronation. Justin writes history with a supernatural twist. St Thomas Library 35, Church Street, Exeter EX2 9AZ Tickets cost £2.00. Book at the Library Reception or telephone 01392 407 061.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £2.00
Theme: St Thomas Library Author Talks

Understanding the human perception of colour

We welcome back Leigh Edwards with another fascinating topic 'Understanding the Human Perception of Colour ' £3 (Paul) Leigh Edwards has an Honours Degree in Chemistry from the Royal Institute of Chemistry and has spent over twenty four years as an Analytical Chemist and Laboratory Computer Scientist, mainly in Pharmaceuticals. Ring 01392 407061, ask face to face or email stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk to reserve your place.
Date: 04 February 2020
Time: 19:30 - 22:30
Description: We welcome back Leigh Edwards with another fascinating topic 'Understanding the Human Perception of Colour ' £3 (Paul) Leigh Edwards has an Honours Degree in Chemistry from the Royal Institute of Chemistry and has spent over twenty four years as an Analytical Chemist and Laboratory Computer Scientist, mainly in Pharmaceuticals. Ring 01392 407061, ask face to face or email stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk to reserve your place.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £3.00
Theme: Science in the Library

Working in Refugee Camps

A talk by Mary-Flowa Houldsworth, Mary worked in the Kunduz region of Afghanistan as a Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors without Borders nurse and midwife.  At this talk there will be a small area set up as an example of an Afghan refugee camp. Tickets £3 inc refreshments. Book and pay in advance at the library
Date: 13 February 2020
Time: 15:30 - 16:30
Description: A talk by Mary-Flowa Houldsworth, Mary worked in the Kunduz region of Afghanistan as a Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors without Borders nurse and midwife.  At this talk there will be a small area set up as an example of an Afghan refugee camp. Tickets £3 inc refreshments. Book and pay in advance at the library
Audience: All
Cost: £3.00
Theme:

Working in Refugee Camps

Thursday 27th February 2-3pm A Talk by Mary-Flowa Houldsworth, Mary worked in the Kunduz region of Afghanistan as a Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors without Borders nurse and midwife. Mary will share her experience and the stories she heard of those forced to flee their home and become refugees. Tickets £3 inc refreshments. Book and pay in advance at the library.
Date: 27 February 2020
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Thursday 27th February 2-3pm A Talk by Mary-Flowa Houldsworth, Mary worked in the Kunduz region of Afghanistan as a Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors without Borders nurse and midwife. Mary will share her experience and the stories she heard of those forced to flee their home and become refugees. Tickets £3 inc refreshments. Book and pay in advance at the library.
Audience: All
Cost: £3.00
Theme:

Lost in the Woods - The Dark Side of the Fairy Tale Tradition

Part of Chris Brooks' series of talks on the history and evolution of folklore and fairy tales. Abandoned children. Ravenous wolves. Witches' houses suspended on chicken legs. Are these just the woodland remnants of old wives' tales spun in the nursery or are they part of a universal storytelling tradition that the modern world ignores at a cost. Book via: http://www.chrisbrooksunlimited.uk/talks/
Date: 12 March 2020
Time: 19:30 - 21:00
Description: Part of Chris Brooks' series of talks on the history and evolution of folklore and fairy tales. Abandoned children. Ravenous wolves. Witches' houses suspended on chicken legs. Are these just the woodland remnants of old wives' tales spun in the nursery or are they part of a universal storytelling tradition that the modern world ignores at a cost. Book via: http://www.chrisbrooksunlimited.uk/talks/
Audience: Adult
Cost: £3.00
Theme: Stories in the Library