Extraordinary Tales from the City with Frances Brody, Oliver Cross and Richard Wilcocks, Saturday 6th June, Central Library, Leeds

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06/06/2015 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Leeds Central Library

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFrances Brody, crime author, shares stories from her Frances McNeil book Now I Am A Swimmer, the first one hundred years of Leeds Children’s Holiday Camp at Silverdale, and the novel it inspired, Sixpence in her Shoe. You can read her blog article about The Silverdale Children’s Holiday Centre.

A limited number of copies of both books will be on sale with proceeds going towards holidays for Leeds children at Silverdale.

Find out more by visiting http://www.leedschildrenscharity.org.uk/history.html



20141001_091718(1)Oliver Cross, award-winning Yorkshire Evening Post columnist, presents a compilation of his work in Cats & Other Party Animals.





Richard Wilcocks...Headingley Litfest ...Beckett Park Military Hospital storyRichard Wilcocks, Secretary of Headingley LitFest, talks about his Stories From The War Hospital, when the Red Cross Flag was hoisted at Beckett Park and the Army moved in.




Come along and hear 3 wonderful Leeds writers telling tales from the city, some of which will astonish you.

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