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National Book Council Tasmania

March 15 @ 1:15 pm


Nigel Burch: A PASSION FOR HISTORY AND A NEW BOOK – Talk and Book Launch

Nigel Burch will talk about his passion for history and research & about his brand-new book telling the remarkable true story of Robert Williams, known as Black Bob, a Caribbean who was shipwrecked in 1870 and joined the gold rushes in Tasmania.

Nigel’s new book ‘THE HEROISM AND HEARTBREAK OF BLACK BOB will be launched by Marion Sargent, President of the Launceston Historical Society.

All welcome. Members free. Non-members $5

Contact & RSVP: nationalbookcounciltasmania@gmail.com


National Book Council Tasmania


Launceston Library
71 Civic Square
Launceston, Tas 7250
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