Tarn to Titanic: Report of Illustrated Talk Carlisle Library October 30th


Tarn to Titanic

Lunchtime illustrated talk 30the October 2013



The Life and Times of Joseph Bell, chief engineer on the Titanic, who was born in Farlam.

Illustrated talk by Barrie Bell Hodgson and Ann Freer 

Wednesday 30 October, 12.30pm 

Tickets £1 (include refreshments) available from Carlisle Library. 

01228 227310  or email: carlisle.library@cumbria.gov.uk


Carlisle Library, Globe Lane.

Report of the event:

The joint authors of the new biography of Joseph Bell, ‘Tarn to Titanic’, at their Illustrated Talk in Carlisle library yesterday, expressed their thanks to Carlisle library’s Stephen White  for organising the event for them, and all attendees for being there to see and hear more about Joseph Bell the erstwhile Chief Engineer of R M S Titanic.

There was some special interest expressed in the audience by ex-Liverpool residents as well as former Marine Engineers from Cumbria.  Copies of the book were on sale provided by ‘Bookends’ of Carlisle and there were donations received for the Joseph Bell Memorial Appeal.

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