James Wharton, author of ‘Out in the Army’ will be speaking at Eastbourne Library in February to talk about his book and career as one the first openly gay soldiers in the British Army. James served in Iraq and alongside Prince Harry, plus took part in the Royal Wedding in the Household Cavalry. He was the first openly gay person to appear on the front cover of Soldier magazine, the British Army’s official publication, and has worked with Stonewall, the LGB charity, for several years as a Diversity Role Model. Thursday 20th February, 7pm. Tickets £3 to include a drink. Reserve your ticket at the Library, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 0345 60 80 196 and asking for Eastbourne Library.