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Tuesday, July 31, 2018


The popular Mondays at Six at St Clements programme will host The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico on August 6 at 18h00.

The performers will be Roger Knowles, Jacqui Jayamaha and Pieter Scholtz.

Philip Rhayader lives alone in an abandoned lighthouse on the desolate Great Marsh of Essex. One afternoon, a hauntingly beautiful child, Frith, visits Rhayader, bringing with her an injured snow goose. At first, Frith is scared of Rhayader with his sinister hump and crooked hand, but he is gentle and kind and Frith begins to visit regularly. When the snow goose departs for home, Rhayader is left alone again. The following winter, the snow goose and Frith return to the lighthouse.

Time passes. 1940 and Rhayader sets sail for Dunkirk to help the soldier’s trapped on the beaches. Frith never sees Rhayader again. But the story of the saviour with the snow goose passes from soldier to soldier and into legend.

St Clements is situated at 191 Musgrave Road. Mondays @ Six run between 18h00 and 19h00. Table bookings are essential on 031 202 2511. There is no cover charge but there is a donations box to support presenters.