May 28, at 6:00 p.m. in Illingworth Hall – Tickets $7
Movie Night “Miss Potter”
Thirty years old and single, Beatrix Potter lives in London with her social-climbing parents, who are exasperated that she has turned down any number of eligible young men. Her only real friends are the animals which, since childhood, she has lovingly drawn and made up stories about. She finally succeeds in selling a book of the stories, and it becomes Norman Warne’s first project. He quickly falls in love with both the book and Beatrix and together they carefully arrange publication. This proves the first of many successes, offering her the possibility of escaping from both her parents’ way of life and London.
Tickets for Thursdays@Faith events will be on sale two Sundays prior to the event and at the reception desk during the week. We invite all who attend Thursdays@Faith to bring their own place settings. If you are unable to do so, place settings will be provided.