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“Faster than fairies, faster than witches” ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON. Colin Pinney presents the life of the author of TRAVELS WITH A DONKEY, TREASURE ISLAND and DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE – 21.11.19, 7.30pm

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An evening dedicated to new paintings by Louise Camrass – 30.10.19 from 7pm

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Makers United: the Art Workers’ Guild since 1884 – an illustrated presentation by Alan Powers, Art Historian, 17.10.19

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Why Shouldn’t I Go – a play written and performed by Janet Behan, directed by Jessica Higgs – 4.10.19

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Belsize Climate Change Public Assembly. The event will include music, discussion and debate involving all generations. Music: 6.30 pm Discussion: 7pm Belsize Community Library, Antrim Road, NW3 4XN – 25.9.19

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When Hampstead Opposed Fascism. Rosalind Eyben, daughter of John Horner, Fireman’s Trade Union leader and politician, talks about the influence of Hampstead on her parents’ life and politics during the 1930s – 19.9.2019

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William Blake Remembered: An illustrated presentation by Catherine Kelly, Trustee The Blake Society – 20.6.19

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An Alternative Look at Mental Health. Guest Speaker: Nigel Jackson – 16.5.19

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BAD SAMARITANS – The Guilty Secrets of Rich Nations & the Threat to Global Prosperity by Ha-Joon Chang – 9.5.19

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Jane Austen and the Slave Trade: an illustrated presentation by Karin Fernald, actor and writer – 18.4.19, 7.30 pm

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Venetia Welby talks about her novel Mother of Darkness – 21.3.19

Friends of Belsize Library present … Venetia Welby talking about her novel Mother of Darkness  on Thursday 21st March 2019 at 7.30pm  Belsize Community Library, Antrim Road, NW3 4XN Book signing by the author Donations  £3 – Refreshments

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Tea, Toast & Tweeting : a short presentation and drop in by Katy Minshall, Head of UK Government Public Policy and Philanthropy, Twitter – 20.3.19

Are you 50+ and need help with using Twitter? Come join us for Technology & Afternoon Tea Party at Belsize Library on 20th March, 12-3 pm.  Bring your own device for a presentation and a 1:1 session. Limited places, please book … Continue reading

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Belsize Public Assembly about Brexit – 14.3.19

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Beating the Bounds – a virtual history walk around Camden’s border by Tudor Allen, Achivist – 21.2.19

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The Golden Age of Folk Song Collecting: talk by Laura Smyth, 13.12.18

Laura Smyth is the Library and Archives Director of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library – the library of the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS).  As well as leading on digitisation projects to make collections accessible, e.g. Full English … Continue reading

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John Bunyan’s PILGRIM’S PROGRESS: presentation by Colin Pinney, 15.11.18 –

John Bunyan’s PILGRIM’S PROGRESS: A PowerPoint presentation  

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RecommendMe demo with Anca Urdea, 17.10.18 – 1:15-2:15pm

Find the right events for you: fun, close to home and free of charge! Do you fancy a social evening with tea and cake, a class of yoga or perhaps a bit of gardening? Whatever activity you’d like to do, … Continue reading

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FREE Help with Technology for 60+ at Belsize Library – every Wednesday, 1:15-2:15pm

If you have a laptop, iPad or phone and would like to know more about using gadgets, then come to our FREE Drop in –  every Wednesday 1:15 to 2:15pm Emails Word processing Internet Smart phones Laptops IPad/tablets

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Belsize Remembered – an illustrated talk by Ranee Barr, 18.10.18

In this illustrated talk, Ranee Barr will take the audience through her journey in compiling this unique book, which charts memories of Belsize from the 1930’s to the present day.  Thursday 18 October 2018 at 7.30 pm  at Belsize Community … Continue reading

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Fire Child – talk by Sally Emerson, local award-winning author 20.9.18

Sally Emerson will be talking about the republication of her six novels, Fire Child, Heat, Separation, Second Sight, Broken Bodies and Listeners.  The focus of this talk will be on Broken Bodies and the story of Mary, the wife of … Continue reading

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