Author Dean Evans talks on the life and good works of one of Cornwall’s most active social & political reformers.
For more than 120 years the bust of John Passmore Edwards looked down on visitors to the Bodmin library. Join intoBodmin for an illustrated talk with author Dean Evans as he aims to share his enthusiasm for the life and good works of one of Cornwall’s most active social and political reformers, and probably its most generous philanthropist.
This special evening will celebrate both the history of the Passmore Edwards Free Library, and its future as The Old Library, as we raise funds for The Next Chapter campaign, allowing intoBodmin to keep the building at the heart of the community.
Dean Evans is the author of Holyer An Gof Prize winning book, “Funding the Ladder, The Passmore Edwards Legacy”, and in 2011 organised a year of events to mark the centenary of the death of Passmore Edwards.
The bar will be open, come and enjoy a drink and discover some fascinating facts about John Passmore Edwards, Cornwall’s most well-known philanthropist.
The evening begins from 7:30pm at The Old Library. Tickets are £5, in support of The Old Library’s The Next Chapter Campaign.