Join Helen Close from the Women's Engineering Society, for this talk about pioneering inventor and engineer Verena Holmes.
In 1946, Holmes partnered with a fellow WES member Sheila Leather, to found the engineering firm Holmes and Leather, based in Gillingham. They employed only women to develop and produce a range of machines.
This talk is part of the circle of six, a project to celebrate the global impact of 6 women with a personal connection to Gillingham.
To book your free place:
- visit Gillingham Community Hub, 3 High Street, Gillingham ME7 1BG
- phone: 01634 337 799
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- book online at medway.spydus.co.uk.
You might also like to book a place at our Verena Holmes creative writing workshop at Gillingham Community Hub on Saturday 1 October from 10am to 11:30am.