Pennant Lecture at Holywell Library
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.