Thursday, December 18, 2014

The Annual Westerman Seminar 2015

 The Ripping Yarns Literature Day
A special day of talks and presentations celebrating the life and works of Percy F. Westerman, his contemporaries and the 'golden age' of adventure writing for children

Saturday 14 February
10am  -  4pm

 The Memorial Library
The Portsmouth Grammar School

 A full programme of talks, discussions and displays


Whatever next: an update on new research into Percy F. Westerman
by Nigel Gossop

Biggles and the Hun: Learning to fly, quickly!
by Alan Blatchly

Living Together Again: a look at three books all set , Back Home, Cuckoo in the Nest and A Spoonful of Jam.  These books are set in 1945 and 1947.
by Michelle Magorian

The Black and Grey: Children's Fiction of the Two World Wars.
by Dennis Butts

Diving for Treasure: the real pioneering science of deep-sea diving.
by Dr John Bevan

Westerman and the Great War: Fact and Fiction.
by Nigel Gossop
Places at the seminar are £15.00 and include a buffet lunch.  To book, please contact The Westerman Yarns:
email. or Tel: 023 92 37 55 94.

 We are only a 10 minute walk from Portsmouth Harbour Station and free parking on site