American author to give talk at church

An author and president of a society dedicated to a celebrated writer is to speak in Heckmondwike.

Dale Ahlquist, the president of the American Chesterton Society, is to give a talk on writer GK Chesterton and his famed character, Father Brown.

Chesterton based his famed Father Brown books on Father John O’Connor, who built Holy Spirit Church.

And Mr Ahlquist is giving his talk at the church on Sunday April 6 at 2pm.

Entry is £5 and the 45 minute talk will be followed by a question and answer session and refreshments.

For more information contact parish council chairman Peter Moreland at or on 01924 501774.

Proceeds will go to the church’s centenary appeal.