Where: Beeley Village Hall DE4 2NU
When: Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September
Time: 11am – 4pm
Please also see local heritage display in the heritage room of the hall and on the Moorend in Beeley (DE4 2NR) you will find a living history display of rural life in Beeley. Gypsy history display of bender tent and waggon, old vehicles, grinding barrow and grinding bike. (Refreshments can be bought)
British Gypsy and Traveller History Through Art to 1900. Descriptions of over 600 pre-1900 British paintings/drawings/prints and analysis of what they prove about British GT history. 170 pages with 160 A4 b&w illustrations including 15 identified GTs, 11 tables and 8 appendices. This book is not available through bookshops, you will be able to purchase a signed copy over the two days www.robertdawson.co.uk
Tuesday Wednesday Quake Day. Young adult novel about life on a site, the dangers and fracking. Traveller boy Blotch is drawn into a race against time to find his missing sister.
Leaves in a Holocaust Wind. Teen novel about 2 teenagers who survive the Romani Holocaust of WW2. Based on real incidents throughout. This is an important book in that people should know what happened to the Romani people during the Nazi regime.