Actor Rebecca Front (centre), a stalwart defender of libraries in Barnet, delighted FoWHL members in December 2015 with stories from her book Curious. Helping on the night were Heidi Blackaby (left) and Danny van Emden (right) from West End Lane Books, who have been a constant source of support over the years.
In May 2003 the American textile designer and artist Kaffe Fassett (seated centre) – resident in the area since the 1960s – brought a real dash of colour to the library, along with an audience kltted out in their most flamboyant knitwear! He urged them all, 'Anything worth doing is worth overdoing. Always go to extremes!'
To celebrate Valentines Day in February 2004 the FoWHL Players performed a series of readings and songs on the subject of love and romance. They were Emily Richard (front left), Marie Angel (front right), David Petherbridge (back left), Tracey Ann Oberman (centre) and Michael Simkins (right). In March 2004 Michael Simkins also put on a splendid evening based on his hilarious book What's My Motivation?