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Nursery Rhymes of London Town talk

  • Fulham Library 598 Fulham Road London, SW6 5NX (map)

A free entertaining talk by Anne Harvey and Caroline Walker celebrating the centenary of Nursery Rhymes of London Town, Eleanor Farjeon's book of nonsense rhymes based on London's place names. The verses charmed all who read them, from soldiers on the Western Front to youngsters in the classroom.  Farjeon, who died in 1965, was one of our best-loved children's writers: schoolchildren still love her poem 'Cats Sleep Anywhere'. Her words 'Morning has Broken' are still sung by today's churchgoers.

Anne is a writer, actress and teacher, who has edited over 35 anthologies of Poetry and Drama. She is also Farjeon's literary executor. Caroline is great-niece of the illustrator MacDonald Gill, best known for his comic maps for the London Underground.

To reserve a place please call Fulham Library 020 8753 3877.

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Earlier Event: November 22
Asthma Christmas Fair
Later Event: November 23
Wine Fair at Whole Foods Market Fulham