The Awkward Squad: Radical Torquay - a Talk as part of 'Sharing Stories' Festival
Date: 24 March 2018
As part of 'Sharing Stories' Festival, celebrating Storytelling and Writing on the English Riviera
Saturday 24th March, 7pm to 8.30pm
At Torquay Museum
‘The Awkward Squad: Radical Torquay’ - A talk by local historian, Dr Kevin Dixon
Torquay resident Dr Dixon is passionate about researching and presenting stories about the history of Torquay’s ordinary, and not-so-ordinary, residents and visitors. This event will include a fascinating insight into radicalism, rebellion, riot and counterculture in the ‘Bay with stories of historical episodes in the 1800 & 1900s including The Torquay Chartists, The Bread Riots, The Salvation Army Riot, Torquay and Paignton’s Suffragettes plus modern day activism.
This event is FREE to attend, but a valid Museum entry ticket for Torquay Museum is required*. Pay once and get in free for a year. Obtain your FREE ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-awkward-squad-radical-torquay-a-talk-by-dr-kevin-dixon-tickets-42981229013?aff=es2
*For Admission and Opening Times go to the VISIT section of the Torquay Museum website.
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