Bombweed with Maureen Armstrong

Bombweed with Maureen Armstrong
Thu, 18 July 2019 7.13pm to 9pm

Doors open 7.30pm

Author Gillian’s sister Maureen will talk about the novel Bombweed, and the life of their mother, Margaret Smith, who wrote the original story.

Set largely in Portsmouth, Margaret’s wartime experiences, and those of her friends and family, are the framework for the plot. Written so soon after the real events, they provide a vivid picture of life on the home front. 
Maureen will explain how, having inherited four volumes of poorly typed script, they worked on Margaret’s text to produce the final book. She will highlight what messages the story holds for the modern reader.

Tickets £3 online or from the library


Community Yoga Class at Bishopston Library

Community Yoga Class at Bishopston Library

Join Josie at the library every second Tuesday for an evening of rejuvenating yoga. Suitable for all experience levels, the class will provide a space to unwind and connect the mind, body and breath. Starting on the 28th of May at 7-8pm, the session costs £5, with proceeds going to Friends of Bishopston Library. 
Drop in, or get in touch with Josie at josie_may@hotmail.co.uk if you have any questions.