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Events at Hampshire Libraries May/June 2017

Flight: The Human Factor
Presented by Ashley Morgan, archivist for FAST film archives. This illustrated presentation looks at the work of the former RAF Institute of Aviation Medicine and their colleagues at the Institute of Naval Medicine, Gosport. It features remarkable film clips which captured the extraordinary, often brave, and sometimes amusing work of these experts and their early research and development into pilot safety and survivability.

Petersfield Library, Wednesday 10 May at 6pm. Tickets are £5 available from the library, through the booking line on 01730 267806 or online at www.hants.gov.uk/shop. Advanced booking is essential.

The Development of British Military Aviation
Presented by Ashley Morgan, archivist for FAST film archives. The RAE at Farnborough became one of the most successful aeronautical research organisations in the world, with some of the greatest advances in aviation technology emanating from its laboratories. This illustrated presentation looks at many of their trials and tribulations which were captured on film to aid the scientists and engineers with their analysis.

Waterlooville Library, Thursday 11 May at 6pm. Tickets are £5 available from the library, through the booking line on 02392 252608 or online at www.hants.gov.uk/shop. Advanced booking is essential.

Origins and History of the Staunton Estate: 250 years of the Leigh Park Estate
Join local historian Steve Jones as he explores the 250 year history of the Leigh Park Estate (Staunton Country Park) from its humble beginnings in the tithing of Leigh to becoming one of the foremost gardens and parklands under Sir George Staunton in the early to mid 19th century. The talk will show how the estate evolved and changed after Staunton's death, look at the later owners, before seeing what became of the estate during and after the war and what remains of it now.

Havant Library, Tuesday 16 May at 6pm. Tickets are £4 available from the library, through the booking line on 023 92 48 4945 or online at www.hants.gov.uk/shop. Advanced booking is essential.

An Evening of Clairvoyance with Jenny Docherty
Waterlooville Library welcomes popular spiritualist medium Jenny Docherty for a demonstration of clairvoyance. Jenny has been a serving medium for over twenty years and has demonstrated her mediumship in theatres across England, Scotland and Wales, giving spiritual readings to people from all walks of life, including celebrities. Creating a warm and friendly atmosphere with her great sense of humour, Jenny speaks as she finds.

Waterlooville Library, Thursday 25 May at 7.30pm. Tickets are £8 (including refreshments) available from the library, through the booking line on 02392 252608 or online at www.hants.gov.uk/shop. Advanced booking is essential.

Stitching the Masters
Join Olive Lloyd as she explores recreating art in textiles, with embroidered postcards of some of the Masters paintings. A perfect afternoon for those interested in art, sewing, embroidery and learning about this unique technique.

Petersfield Library, Friday 16 June at 2pm. Tickets are £2 available from the library or through the booking line on 01730 267806. Spaces limited. Advanced booking is essential.

An Evening with June Hampson
Join popular author June Hampson (also known as Rosie Archer) as she talks about her writing career, books and the inspiration behind her work. Followed by an author Q&A and book signing. June was born in Gosport, Hampshire, where she still lives. She is the author of The Bomb Girls series, under the name Rosie Archer, as well as a series of gangster sagas under the name June Hampson.

Petersfield Library, Wednesday 21 June at 6pm. Tickets are £4 (including refreshments) available from the library, through the booking line on 01730 267806 or online at www.hants.gov.uk/shop. Advanced booking is essential. Books will be available for sale at the event in partnership with One Tree Books of Petersfield.

A Body in the Library: Murder Mystery Game and Quiz Night
On the night of his latest book launch party, bestselling crime author Alfie Christie turns up late…and dead! Get your best detectives on the case for this entertaining Murder Mystery Game Night. Ascertain the suspects, read their statements and uncover the clues to identify the killer. Plus a hunt for Agatha Christie’s well known titles and a crime themed quiz for bonus points!

Waterlooville Library, Wednesday 28 June at 7pm. Tickets are £4 available from the library, through the booking line on 02392 252608 or online at www.hants.gov.uk/shop. Advanced booking is essential. Please feel free to bring refreshments. Max 6 to a team

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