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Famous Folk of Stoke

Talks - General Interest; Talks - Biography

Event Description

A celebration of the great sons and daughters of the Stoke-on-Trent area and the contributions they have made to local, regional, national, and international history. We will look at some of the famous potters (e.g. Wedgwood, Doulton, Spode, Cliff) entertainers (e.g. Robbie Williams, Lemmy, Gertie Gitana) sports stars (e.g. Stan Matthews, Phil Taylor, Eddie Hall), and those folk who intrigue and inspire us (e.g. Capt Smith, Vera Brittain, Barnett Stross)

  • Duration: 45 mins
  • Online Zoom Event: An event held in person
  • Join as an individual or book for private groups up to 300
Kath Reynolds

Meet The Speaker, Kath

Kath's library role allowed her the opportunity to develop her passion for reminiscence work. Together with a colleague from Stoke-on-Trent Museums, she wrote an OCN accredited course, "Delivering Reminiscence". This course was very successful and she delivered it for more than six years. She describes herself as "keenly interested in people; their lives and their communities". Her talks and reminiscence sessions reflect a great many years of collecting stories, memories and musings from the people of Staffordshire and surrounding counties. She is always vigilant to research and verify "facts" - although she often share the "facts" which are clearly fiction... purely because they are entertaining!

Preparing for the Event

For the best experience, you will need to have Zoom downloaded onto your computer. Please ensure you're connected to broadband/wifi rather than using your mobile phone connection (3G/4G).

We also recommend that pets are either calmly sitting on your lap or in another room, and any refreshments you may require are within your reach!