Why I was Born – Public talk by Laurence Grech at Il-Hagar, Gozo

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I was born thanks to the war - Public talk at Il-Hagar, GozoThe Saturday series of public talks at Il-Hagar museum in Gozo, will be delivered in English by Sunday Times of Malta former editor Laurence Grech – Why I was Born.

Mr Grech loves to quip that he was born “thanks to the war.” He was in fact born in the post-war ‘baby boom’ in 1948 to a school headmaster from Ghajnsielem, Gozo, and a teacher from Valletta 17 years his junior, both of whom had their lives deeply traumatised by the war.

Following a brief introduction about the part played by Malta in the war, Mr Grech will recount the tragic circumstances which brought his parents together and the incredible story both families lived to tell.

The talk is taking place next Saturday, the 13th of April, starting at 11am Entrance is free but booking on events@heartofgozo.org.mt is recommended.

Il-Hagar museum is located at St George’s Square, Victoria.

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