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Dorset Children's Author Remembered


7:40am 2nd January 2014

Wareham's to celebrate its literary icon Percy F Westerman, by bringing 'Ripping Yarns' to the town.

The 4th annual Westerman Seminar is being moved from its established base in Portsmouth to the Dorset town, where he later lived and worked from his houseboat on the River Frome.

During the 1930's Percy F Westerman was voted Britain's most popular children's author in a national  poll conducted  through public libraries.

The 'Ripping Yarns' exhibition will be shown in the Corn Exchange on Friday 14th February from 12pm to 5pm with free admission.

The Westerman Seminar, a day of talks, discussions and material relating to his life and works and those of his son, John F C Westerman is held the following day.

For information and booking for the seminar emaiol

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