Speaking Endorsements

Listening to Lynne read at our book club meeting made me feel like I was back in the time and place of the book!  An excellent discussion followed, facilitated by Lynne.  It was such an enjoyable evening.  

- Carolyn Harrison

Lynne Golding has great presentation skills. She is clear, articulate, passionate about her subject and welcomes questions and  feedback.   I marked students’ presentations over the years and I  would definitely give her an A +.

- Cathy Robertson
Deborah Unit, United Church Women,
St. Paul's United Church

We invited Lynne to share her thoughts to a large group of women lawyers about how one can pursue a passion for writing while also being a full time legal professional.  Throughout her presentation, the group was impressed with her dedication and determination and loved her reading from her own writing.  She not only amazed the group, she  left us all determined  to find our own passion! 

- Alix Herber
Ontario Women's Network
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin

Lynne presented her book, “Beneath the Alders” here in our library and the talk was both engaging and entertaining. The audience was drawn in and could envision themselves as the characters, living in the time period. I would highly recommend attending a talk by Lynne Golding!

- Cathy Fairbairn
CEO/ Librarian

Lake of Bays Township Public Library

Lynne is a frequent speaker on the law, politics, women in society and the health sector. In writing The Innocent and the Beneath The Alders series, Lynne has gained insight into what life was like in Brampton and Canada in the early decades of the 20th Century.

Recent Speaking Engagements and Public Appearances

Caledon Probus Club
Bolton Community Centre, 150 Queen St S, Bolton
Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 10:00 am*

Women’s Probus Club of Brampton - Flower City
Century Gardens, 340 Vodden Street East, Brampton
Tuesday, February 18, 2020,  10:00 am*

Muskoka Chautauqua
1182 Foreman Rd, Port Carling, ON P0B 1J0
Thursday, August 13, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

2020 Culture Days - Virtual Celebrations
Brampton Library and the Ontario Government’s Culture Days
September 25 - October 25, 2020
Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-O1ylJPPwA

Canadian Federation of University Women - Etobicoke
Topic: The Famous Five and the Persons Case
Thursday, October 8, 2020

Zonta Club of Brampton-Caledon
27 Trotter Lane, Brampton, ON L6Y 1B5
Tuesday, October 13, 2020, ZOOM Meeting 7:00 PM

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Topic: Famous Five and the Persons Case
October 22, 2020, ZOOM Meeting 4:00 pm

Upcoming Speaking Engagements and Public Appearances

Probus Club Huntsville – (Mixed)
Topic: A Romp through the Roaring Twenties
ZOOM Meeting 11:00 am
March 18, 2021

Lessons in Leadership and Life Interview
ZOOM - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
March 26, 2021

Probus Club Mississauga
ZOOM Meeting 10:00 am
April 15, 2021

Third Age Learning (TAYR) –York Region
ZOOM Meeting 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
May 17, 2021

Brampton Historical Society
ZOOM Meeting - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
May 20, 2021

The Round Table Talk Show with Ask Sharifah
ZOOM - 10:45 am to 12:00 pm
May 25, 2021

Book Club
TBA - Time and location
July 6, 2021

Book Club
TBA - Time and location
April 26, 2022

*Invitation only

To View 2018 and Early 2019 Speaking Engagements Click Here
Lynne is available to speak on a variety of topics including:

Writing Beneath the Alders and the Innocent: the process and the inspiration; managing the practice of law, the raising of a family, and the writing of a novel.

Politics, sports, dentistry, public health and industry: their practice in the early 20th century; based on research compiled for the writing of Beneath the Alders and The Innocent.

An interesting life: Jessie Roberts; a woman born in 1903, who came to adulthood at the end of WWI; at a time when there were an insufficient number of men to marry; who wanted to be a dentist but who was required to become a teacher; who became a scientist and an advocate for legislative change; a dean at the University of Toronto and a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force in WWII.

Brampton, a small town that became a big city: Why this community continued to thrive while others did not; based on research compiled for the writing of Beneath the Alders and The Innocent.

Religion in the early 20th century – the evolution of the churches in Brampton; the Primitive Methodists that settled Brampton and made it their national headquarters; the life that evolved around the church in the late nineteenth - early twentieth century. Based on research compiled for the writing of Beneath the Alders and the Innocent.

Click here for a transcript from a speaking engagement at the Brampton Literary & Travel Club

If you are interested in booking Lynne for your event, you can contact her directly by using the form on the  contact page .

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