Discover Formby’s history depicted in cloth, at the latest monthly talk taking place at Formby Library on Wednesday, November 9.

‘The Formby Tapestry’ is a piece of needlework created by Lillian Rushton between 1975 – 1982. The tapestry details scenes from the history of Formby, from the Vikings to the 20th Century.

John Phillips, Chairman of Formby Civic Society, will explain about each scene on the Tapestry and the talk will be a fascinating insight into Formby’s past.

The talk starts at 2pm on Wednesday, November 9 and places are free, however booking is recommended. To secure a place please phone Formby Library on 01704 874177 or email

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