Llandeilo Litfest

We’re delighted to introduce the latest addition to the programme:
Saturday 29th April Penny Lane.jpg
at 11am
at Oriel Mimosal

Penny Lane and All That

by Ann Carlton

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Penny Lane and All That is a celebration of growing up in Liverpool’s Penny Lane neighbourhood in the 1940s and 1950s – a place and time very familiar to the Quarrymen/Beatles who celebrated it in their well-known song.

From first-hand experience the writer describes the Penny Lane area itself, the squalor of the city’s slums, the treatment of needy children and unmarried mothers, the glamour of civic events and the cultural diversity of the city – including the writer’s own Welsh background. Childhood stays in early NHS hospitals where parents were only allowed to visit two days a week, schools with high academic expectations, and church activities that were fun, are also described.Ann Carlton.jpg

Ann suggests the nature of Liverpool citizens’ life…

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