WEA Yorkshire & Humber Region Annual General Meeting and Showcase Event with Guest Speaker James Booth from The Philip Larkin Society

Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Showcase Event

Date: Saturday 11th November 2017
Time: 10.30am – 3.15pm
Venue: Kingsley Suite, Canham Turner Building, University of Hull, Cottingham Road, Hull, HU6 7RX

Key Note Speaker – James Booth, Philip Larkin Society

James Booth edited Philip Larkin's early girls'-school stories and poems as Trouble at Willow Gables and Other Fictions and has published two critical studies of the poet's work: Philip Larkin: Writer (1991) and Philip Larkin: The Poet's Plight (2005). He is Literary Adviser to the Philip Larkin Society and Co-Editor of its journal, About Larkin. He recently retired from the Department of English at the University of Hull, where he had been a colleague of Larkin for seventeen years. His new biography of Larkin: Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love was published in August 2014.

Educational workshops

Our Educational Workshops this year will allow you to delve into a variety of exciting information and content. Each workshop has its own room to allow for open ended discussions and interactive learning. You will have over an hour to gather, discuss and share your thoughts and ideas by contributing to your group’s collective knowledge. A creative and interactive approach to learning will create an atmosphere that is sure to feed your curiosity.

Planned Programme

10.30 – 11.00            Welcome – Refreshments
11.00 – 11.10            Welcome to Hull:  Emma Hardy MP - TBC
11.10 – 11.45            AGM Business Review
11.45 – 12.30            Guest Speaker – James Booth, The Philip Larkin Society
12.30 – 13.30            Lunch
13.30 – 13.45            Festival of Learning: WEA Awards
13.45 – 15:00            Educational Workshops
15:00 – 15:15            Close

For further information about the event, please contact:
Christine Makison | Management and Governance Officer|  T: 01142 423609 I E: CMakison@wea.org.uk


Bryony Evans | Education Support Assistant | T: 01142 423609 I E: BEvans@wea.org.uk

To book a place at the event:
visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wea-yorkshire-humber-region-agm-and-showcase-event-tickets-35536389297?aff=es2
or call 01142 423609

Final Papers for the Annual General Meeting can be downloaded below:

Annual Review - To be tabled on the day
Financial Statements 2016-17 - To be tabled on the day