Issued: 7 September 2012
Exhibition Celebrates The Life Of Catherine Hollingworth OBE
The new exhibition at Brechin Town House Museum, to coincide with the talk by Steve Nicoll of the Friends of Brechin Town House, is on the life and work of Catherine Hollingworth OBE.
The exhibition, which runs from 8 September to 3 November, features a fascinating collection of objects and memorabilia belonging to Catherine and her family.
Catherine Hollingworth was born in Brechin at the beginning of the 20th century, into a family background of music and drama. She became a pioneer in speech therapy and children’s theatre.
Educated at Brechin High School and The Royal Academy of Music in London, Catherine became Aberdeen's first teacher of speech in 1941, and Superintendent for Aberdeen Education Committee in its Department of Speech, Drama & Speech Therapy.
The talk by Steve Nicoll is at 2pm on Tuesday 25 September and admission is free.
Brechin Town House Museum is open Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm.
For further details, contact the museum on 01356 625536 of email firstname.lastname@example.org.