September 2018 Meeting
The first meeting of our new season will be held on Thursday 20th September 2018, at 7:30 pm, in the Abbey Church Halls.
Jess Smith will present “The Story of the Travelling Folk”.
Jess is the author of six published books on her culture as a Scottish Traveller. Her first three books are an autobiographical collection of her early years living on the road. She has been collecting Traveller tales for many years and has sprinkled then throughout her books. She does talks in schools, universities, prisons, numerous groups and has journeyed the world sharing her stories. She holds a passion for the history of the Gypsy and Travellers of Britain.
We look forward to hearing Jess and getting the season started.