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{Tuesday 13th November}

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12.30pm FREE
Talk at Hull Screen, Hull Central Library
More information from Gareth Watkins, Hull City Genealogist (01482) 616828

The story of the Libraries of Hull
by Geoff Drewery

The Central Library first opened its doors to the public on November 6th 1901, and to mark the centenary Geoff Drewery, former Reference Librarian at Hull Central will give a special talk about the libraries of Hull and their stories.

This event is hosted by Hull Central Library's "Lunchtime Family and Local History Club" which meets on the second Tuesday of every month and features talks on a variety of subjects about Hull and its people.

Tuesday 13th November

3.30pm - 7.30pm FREE
Avenues Library, Chanterlands Avenue
Contact the Avenues Library on (01482) 445912 for further information

Warhammer Roadshow
- for young people aged 11 and over

Come along to the Avenues Library at any time and join Games Workshop in an action-packed session of tabletop wargaming. Take command and control massive armies of sword wielding warriors and knights on horseback. Paint your own free miniature figure and find out about the new 'Lord of the Rings' game.

Tuesday 13th November
7.30pm �3.50 (Conc �2.50)
Film at Hull Screen, Hull Central Library
Box Office (01482) 327600
Also featuring:
shown at 7.30pm

African Visions:
The Golden Ball (PG)
Dir: Chiek Doukoure Guinea/France 1993 1hr 40mins subtitled

This comedy-drama follows the early life of diminutive football mad teenager Bandian (Sidiki Sumah). His lifetime ambition to become one of Africa's greatest soccer players, seems an unrealistic objective as his life ebbs away in an isolated village, until the arrival of the 1990 World Cup and the unprecedented euphoria surrounding the success of the Cameroon team. Bandian leaves for the bright lights of the big city, where he is adopted by a football manager and a local businessman. One wants to send him to Europe to play in the big league, the other tries to keep him at home for the good of African football.

"An evocative commentary on late twentieth-century African society, as well as a reflection of its obsession with football, The Golden Ball is a warm and moving film, a fine example of modern-day African film making" Nigel Robinson.

(Programmed for the Humber Mouth 'African Visions' by: Mark Ogden, Hull Screen)

There is another opportunity to see 'The Golden Ball' at Hull Screen on Wednesday 14th November at 7.30pm

Tuesday 13th November

8.00pm (Doors 7.30pm) �2.50 (Conc �1.50)
Upstairs at the Sailmakers Arms Pub, High Street
Tickets on the door - or ring Tony Petch (01482) 445548

The Mutiny Writers
Poetry & Music

New poetry by members of Hull's Mutiny Writers with songs from Jim Orwin.

With Carol Coiffait, Brian Connell, Andy Fletcher, Jenny Hockey, Trevor Hughes, Frank Newsum, Jean Newsum, Jim Orwin and Tony Petch and others. The audience is invited to participate.

Tuesday 13th November

8.00pm �8.00 (Conc �6.00)
Hull Truck Theatre
Box Office (01482) 323638

An Evening with
Kate Adie

Join award-winning journalist Kate Adie as she talks about her illustrious career as one of the BBC's most celebrated correspondents.

Since joining the BBC in 1979, Kate Adie has won an array of awards for her work, including the Richard Dimbleby Award in 1990. She has reported from most of the world's trouble spots and has won acclaim for her coverage of Northern Ireland and the American bombing in Tripoli. Over the last ten years she has covered the Gulf War, Armenia, Albania, Rwanda and China. In 1993 she was awarded the OBE.

Enjoy an exclusive evening of conversation with one of the leading lights in modern journalism.

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