A history of cryptic crosswords with Alan Connor

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A history of cryptic crosswords with Alan Connor

Time: October 21, 2014 from 7pm to 8pm
Location: Teddington Library
Street: Waldegrave Road
City/Town: Teddington
Website or Map: http://www.richmond.gov.uk/li…
Phone: 020 8734 3304
Event Type: evening, talk
Organized By: Community Libraries Manager
Latest Activity: Sep 17, 2014

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Event Description

 

Teddington Library will be hosting Alan Connor on October 21st for a talk on all things on cryptic crosswords.

Details of the talk are as below:

The crossword recently celebrated its 100th birthday and local author Alan Connor has written a book about some of the extraordinary things it has got up to as it evolved into the world’s most popular intellectual pastime. Alan will be talking about his book and its people and events, from PG Wodehouse to Stephen Sondheim and a welder's strike to codebreaking at Bletchley Park. 

 

After the talk, there will be a Q&A for all matters wordplay, anagrammatical and cryptically humorous. 

 

 

Teddington Library Waldegrave Road, TW11 8NY

Tuesday 21st October • 7.00-8.00pm

 

Tickets £2.00 - including refreshments

To book please visit your local library, or book online at www.richmond.gov.uk/libraries

 

 

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