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Pennant Lecture at Holywell Library

Published: 14/10/2015

Holywell Library and Learners Centre will be hosting the 19th annual Pennant Lecture on Thursday 15 October at 7.30pm. Dr Mary-Ann Constantine has been invited by the society, Cymdeithas Thomas Pennant, to deliver this years lecture entitled ‘Thomas Pennant’s Women’ Dr Mary-Ann Constantine is a Senior Fellow and Project Leader at the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies. Her current work is focused on travel writing, the Welsh Tour and the writing of Thomas Pennant. The Pennant society exists to celebrate the achievements and promote further study of the life of Thomas Pennant, a prolific travel and nature writer born in 1726 who lived in Whitford, Flintshire. Tickets cost £3 and are available from the library. Places are limited so advance purchase is strongly recommended. The event is sponsored by Flintshire Library Service and Cymdeithas Thomas Pennant. For further information contact Holywell Library on 01352 713157.