Monday, 21 October 2019
Chris Mullin on The Friend of Harry Perkins, published in March this year: “the long awaited sequel to his best-selling A Very British Coup; a tantalising human drama woven around the big issues of the day: Brexit, the rise of English nationalism and the looming confrontation between America and China.
6.45 for 7.15pm at the Durning Library. Light refreshments. Everyone is welcome. There is no admission charge, but a £2 donation towards costs is invited.
Monday 18 November:
Establishing a national Migration Museum for Britain. Liberty Melly’s talk will delve into our rich migration history. The Migration Museum project (which is here in Lambeth High Street until December) aims to create a permanent museum to highlight the many ways in which migration has shaped Britain. Some surprising facts about the local area!
Monday 9 December: Winter party – and ‘Palaces of Power’
Celebrate 20 years of the Friends of the Durning Library! Special food, a good raffle and an illustrated talk by local author Stephen Hoare. His new book is on London’s clubland, and the rise of the political club from rowdy be-ginnings in the 1690s to a stately and discreet present.
Future dates 2020: 20 January, 17 February, 16 March.