Easter Rising talk at library on Thursday

Author and broadcaster Freya McClements will present a talk and discussion on the Easter Rising and the Battle of the Somme to mark 2016’s major centenaries this Thursday night in the Central Library.

The event will be accompanied by poetry readings by Julieann Campbell, Felicity McCall and Lynne Edgar.

This free event begins at 7pm and everyone is welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served.

A second event will be held next week on Thursday, April 28.

This will be a workshop inspired by the poetry of the Easter Rising and the Battle of the Somme led by Julieann Campbell and Lynne Edgar.

It will encourage participants to write their own poems about rebellion and revolution.

The events have been organised by local group, The Literary Ladies.

The ladies are Julieann Campbell, Lynne Edgar, Felicity McCall and Freya McClements – are a group of writers who also run and promote literary events, book launches, and provide project facilitation in the Derry area. Contact them at derryliteraryladies@gmail.com or via facebook www.facebook.com/LitLadies