Historian and Biographer Helen Rappaport will be introducing her new book 'Magnificent Obsession' at Kennington's Gala Evening. Drawing on unseen letters and diaries, she reveals how Queen Victoria's obsessive love for her dead husband nearly destroyed the Monarchy.
Tickets are £12.50 including a 2 course meal (BYO bottle) available from Friend’s of Kennington Library 07809 054969, Mostly Books Abingdon or Kennington Library 01865 730763.
All proceeds raised by the event will support the future of Kennington Library. Therefore donations are much appreciated. Raffle prizes (Victorian Christmas themed if possible) or food for the Gala Supper will help raise money for the library. Please record your donations for the Gala dinner with the library staff or with The Friends of Kennington Library - firstname.lastname@example.org.