Just received this: Do What You Do by Vanessa Oakes

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A poignant wartime story which looks back over a remarkable lifetime of public service.

On May 17, 1941, Nuneaton suffered its heaviest bombing raid when more than 100 residents were killed and hundreds of houses destroyed. But what should Edward do when his beloved museum is hit? What would you do?

 imagine melly kicking his heels about impatiently while there is still so much to be done here? no… not i… not melly… if i set out to do a thing i do it… i’ve spent the past fifty nine years right here… in nuneaton… building this town up to be the fine place it is today… a place to be proud of… 

Do What You Do  
 
will be performed by Robert Lister as E F Melly at the following community venues:
 
10th December 3pm The Picture Gallery @ Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery (invited guests only)
 
11th December: 11.30am @ Newtown Centre, Nuneaton*, 2pm @ The Poplars Sheltered Housing Scheme, Stockingford, 4pm @ George Eliot Hospital Chaplaincy*, 5.45pm @ Town Hall, Nuneaton (before full Council meeting)*
 
 12th December: 11.30am @ Old Meeting Rooms, Bedworth*, 2pm @ Wembrook Community Centre Over 60’s Group, 4pm @ Nuneaton Library*
 
13th December: 10.30am @ Bedworth Arts Centre Family History Group*, 1.30pm @ Riversley Park Children’s Clinic*,
3.30pm @ Chilvers Coton Heritage Centre*
 
 14th December: 11.30am & 2.30pm @ Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery*
 
 15th December: 2.30pm @ Astley Book Farm*
 
All public performances* are FREE to attend
please email matthew.johnson@nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk for more details
 
Do What You Do has been commissioned by Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery to celebrate 100 years since its land purchase
 

 

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