All members are invited to join us at this year’s AGM, which will be held at Hatherleigh Community Centre, Bowling Green Lane, Hatherleigh EX20 3HB and will commence at 2.30pm. We do hope you will join us. The Agenda for our AGM will be found with our 2016 Annual Report in the ‘newsletters’ section of this website – just click on the newsletters tab.
We are delighted to confirm our special guest speaker this year will be Professor Nick Groom MA, DPhil, FRSA (Leverhulme Fellow 2016-2018) University of Exeter. Nick Groom is Professor of English Literature at the University of Exeter, is a critically acclaimed author on subjects ranging from the history of the Union Jack to Thomas Chatterton. His book, ‘The Seasons: An Elegy for the Passing of the Year’ (Atlantic) was shortlisted for the Katharine Briggs Folklore Award and was runner-up for the Countryfile Book of the Year. He has edited several books and regularly appears on television, radio and at literary festivals as an authority on English Literature and the ‘Gothic’ and ‘British’ identity.