Literary Elmbridge Talk


When?
Tue 19th July 2022
17.00pm - 18.00pm

Where?
Walton Library
54 The Heart (off Hepworth Way)

Walton-on-Thames
KT12 1GH

An Elmbridge Museum talk to accompany the Literary Elmbridge exhibition on display at Walton Library.

In this talk Amy Swainston, Elmbridge Museum’s Exhibitions & Interpretation Officer, will explore what the fascinating array of historic, practical and personal literature in the Museum collection reveals about the time in which it was written.

The talk will investigate how surviving historic literature provides a vital link to Elmbridge’s past through a variety of deeply personal letters, memorial poems, groundbreaking primary accounts, beautifully illustrated Victorian children’s books and much more.

The talk is from 5pm – 6pm.

Tickets are free but booking is essential.

Click here to book now!
Amy Swainston
Exhibitions and Interpretation Officer
Amy is the Exhibitions & Interpretation Officer, producing exhibitions for venues across Elmbridge.

She enjoys collaborating with local groups on oral history and reminiscence projects to create unique displays which reflect our present community. She is a keen writer and public speaker, and is passionate about making fresh collections research accessible to wide audiences. Amy also experiments with a variety of media, including videos and audio trails, for online exhibitions.

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