Friday, 3 October 2014

Today Speaking Portobello Book Festival

With Great thanks to Christine Hoy A Friend and Colleague and the Portobello Book Festival for the Kind Invite to speak during the  on October 4th 
you can get more detrails on all the events by clicking the link HERE 
Thank you for the kind invite 
11.00am-12.15pm                                                   OLD PARISH CHURCH (L)
Many of us will have experience of dementia, close to home or in our community. It is a complicated condition that is on the rise.
Hazel McHaffie, author of Remember Remember, John Killick, poet and author of Dementia Positive, and campaigner Tommy Whitelaw, who ran a global merchandising operation for the Spice Girls, Kylie and U2 until his mum Joan needed his care, discuss dementia in a panel event followed by an informal discussion. 
Chaired by Alison Summers

Book Festival
3rd – 5th October 2014

All events are free, but ticketed
Tickets in advance from Portobello Library

Twitter    @portybookfest

Tickets for all events can be collected in person from
Portobello Library from 8th September. Some tickets
available at venues 15 minutes before events.


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