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September 2017

The Life of a Scilly Sergeant – Colin Taylor

Colin Taylor

Sunday 24th September
2.00pm
- 3.00pm

| £8.00

St Mary’s Hall

Sergeant Colin Taylor was the longest-serving police officer on the remote and tranquil Isles of Scilly for several generations.
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War Stories – Peter Snow and Ann MacMillan

Sunday 24th September
4.00pm
- 5.00pm

| £12.00

St Mary’s Church

War Stories is a fascinating account of ordinary men and women swept up in the turbulence of war.
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Never Enough: A Way Through Addiction – Barney Hoskyns

Barney Hoskyns

Sunday 24th September
8.30pm
- 9.30pm

| £8.00

St Mary’s Hall

Never Enough is Barney Hoskyns’s raw, utterly compelling account of the highs and lows of life under the needle.
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Dead Zone – Philip Lymbery

Philip Lymbery

Monday 25th September
5.30pm
- 6.30pm

| £8.00

St Mary’s Hall

Dead Zone focuses on some of the world’s most endangered species and exposes the key factor in their demise: the cheap meat on supermarket shelves.
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Riverford Organic – Guy Watson

Guy Watson

Tuesday 26th September
3.30pm
- 4.30pm

| £8.00

St Mary’s Hall

Guy Watson, founder and farmer of Riverford Organic Farmers, talks about his thirty years’ experience of vegetable growing for Riverford’s iconic boxes and how he went from a one-man band with a wheelbarrow to a nationwide delivery service.
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Sorting The Beef From The Bull – Richard Evershed

Richard Evershed

Tuesday 26th September
5.00pm
- 6.00pm

| £8.00

St Mary’s Hall

Horsemeat in burgers was hard to swallow, but there are far more sinister culinary crimes afoot.
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How to be a BETA MALE – Robert Crampton

Robert Crampton c Johnny Ring

Tuesday 26th September
6.30pm
- 7.30pm

| £10.00

St Mary’s Hall

Join us for an evening with Times writer Robert Crampton who will be discussing his new book which is based on his long running column in the Saturday Times Magazine.
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Deeper Than Indigo – Jenny Balfour Paul

Jenny Balfour Paul

Wednesday 27th September
4.00pm
- 5.00pm

| £6.00

Blue Lights Hall

Explorer, author and indigo expert Jenny Balfour Paul reveals the story of forgotten adventurer Thomas Machell, whose remarkable illustrated journals she discovered in the British Library.
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The War in The West: A New History – James Holland

James Holland c Wily Wilkison

Thursday 28th September
2.00pm
- 3.00pm

| £8.00

St Mary’s Hall

Continuing this ground-breaking new trilogy, The War of The West examines the momentous turning points of 1941-43.
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Wild Pony Whispering – Dawn Westcott

Dawn Westcott

Thursday 28th September
2.00pm
- 3.00pm

| £6.00

Blue Lights Hall

Find out why the ancient, endangered ponies of Exmoor National Park are so special and what’s being done to safeguard their future.
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Postcard from the Past – Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson

Thursday 28th September
5.00pm
- 6.00pm

| £8.00

St Mary’s Hall

In Postcard from The Past, Tom Jackson has gathered a collection of the funniest, weirdest and most moving real messages from the backs of old postcards.
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As Kingfishers Catch Fire – Alex Preston

AlexPreston

Saturday 30th September
2.00pm
- 3.00pm

| £8.00

St Mary’s Hall

Alex Preston weaves the very best writing about birds from Ovid to Ted Hughes into a personal and eccentric narrative that is as much about the joy of reading and writing as it is about the thrill of wildlife.
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The Secret Nature of Devon – Andrew Cooper

Andrew Cooper

Saturday 30th September
3.30pm
- 4.30pm

| £6.00

St Mary’s Hall

Join Andrew Cooper for a look at Dartmoor’s extraordinary wild and worked landscape, its colourful people and wild places.
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