Archive for June 2009

events with Mary Turner

Forthcoming events 2008:

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Past Events:

Below is a selection of past events to give you some idea of the topics that Mary can offer – to book a talk or workshop with Mary click here

Sheffield’s Off the Shelf Festival of Writing and Reading
Workshop: The Absolute Beginners Guide to Starting your Family History
Talk: Keeping a Family Archive – or how to ensure that you go down in history as real person instead of being an anonymous name on a family tree.

Darlington Library (in conjunction with exhibition – Patons and Baldwins revisited)
Topic: ‘The Women’s Century: a celebration of changing roles 1900 -2000’

Morley Festival
Topic: Women in wartime

Essex Book Festival
Topic: The Women’s Century (in partnership with the Federation of Essex Women’s Institutes)
Topic: Women in Wartime (talk in Residential Home)

Leigh and Wigan Words Together Literary Festival
Topic: Women’s Changing Roles

Harrow ‘Words Live 2007’ Festival
Topic: A Hundred Years of Change

Spit-Lit Festival, London
In discussion withVirginia Rounding, author of ‘Catherine the Great – Love, Sex and Power’, and Karolyn Shindler, author of ‘Discovering Dorothea’

The Winchester Writers’ Conference
Topic: Historical research for writers

Queen Elizabeth Girls’ School, Barnet
Topic: Feminism – the F word (talk given to year 9 as part of citizenship curriculum)

Bradford Festival
Topic: What did you do in the war mummy?

Derbyshire Readers’ Day
Topic: Women in World War II

Andover Local History Week
Topic: War and Women’s Changing Roles

Sheffield’s Off the Shelf Festival of Writing and Reading
Topic:  A Hundred Years of Change
Topic:  Lest we Forget (women’s watime roles)

Action Women: Rebel Girls’ Study Day, York
Topic: I’m not a feminist but …