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Talks // Coming up

What's on - Wed 17 October~Wed 24 October
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22 October
Monday
7:30pm

An Evening with Kate Adie

Kate Adie, the author and broadcaster, well known for her long service as the BBC's Chief News Correspondent, will be in conversation with Falmouth University’s Head of Journalism Andy Chatfield. Kate Adie presents From Our Own Correspondent on BBC Radio 4 and is the author of several bestselling books. She became a familiar figure through her work as BBC Chief News Correspondent. She is considered to be among the most reliable reporters, as well as one of the first British women, sending dispatches from danger zones around the world.

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23 October
Tuesday
7:30pm

100 Faces 100 Stories

A chance to hear some unusual and quirky stories associated with the First World War and Cornwall from the 100 Faces 100 Stories collaborative project by Cornwall's archives and museums. History researcher, writer and teacher Joanna Mattingly will explore different types of involvement. She will focus particularly on stories and faces from or connected to the Falmouth area.

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1 November
Thursday
7:30pm

The Poly History - Chapter 3

The third chapter of the Poly's history continues in this talk by Michael Carver. This instalment in the series takes us back to the Poly’s Jubilee, the new Observatory, the Falmouth Museum, and 'My Pig!'.

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8 November
Thursday
7:30pm

WW1 // A FORGOTTEN FRONT: WW1 ACROSS THE DESERT

It is easy to forget that WW1 took place across the World. Far away from the Western Front, armies battled in the ‘War to end all Wars’. This is one of those stories from a forgotten front. Based on his upcoming book ‘Retrospect’, Henry recounts the previously untold story of ones man’s time during the War. This talk will take you from Aldershot to Egypt via Gallipoli, onwards across the Sinai Desert to Jerusalem and then finally to the ancient City of Damascus.

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29 November
Thursday
7:30pm

WW1 // The Great War - Telling its stories on television with David Parker

How can television possibly convey the nightmare that was the First World War for its fighting troops? TV programme maker David Parker will be talking about and screening two programmes made for local television that tried to achieve just this.

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30 November
Friday
7:30pm

Flying Scotsman and the Golden Age of Steam

Is there a finer sight than the grace and power of a huge steam locomotive on the move? The award-winning television programme maker, David Parker, spent 12 months filming the rebuilding of perhaps the most famous of them all, Flying Scotsman. In this illustrated talk David will show clips from programmes he has made about both Flying Scotsman and steam railways in Britain.

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CFF // The Eyes of Orson Welles

Receiving a Special Distinction in the Golden Eye documentary competition at Cannes, The Eyes of Orson Welles sees...

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100 Faces 100 Stories

A chance to hear some unusual and quirky stories associated with the First World War and Cornwall from the 100 Faces 100...

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