Focus of events is on Titanic

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TO mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic Woodend Creative Workspace is hosting a reading.

Dr John Welshman, author of Titanic – The Last Night of a Small Town, will be talking about his book on Tuesday April 17 at 6.30pm.

Dr Welshman is senior lecturer at the Department of History, Lancaster University.

There will also be a complementary display of Titanic memorabilia including a rare White Star Line officer’s jacket from the period.

The luxury liner is also the subject of an event during the sixth Scarborough Literature Festival.

Frances Wilson presents How to Survive the Titanic at Scarborough Library on on Sunday April 15 at 12.30pm.