Sir Humphrey Gilbert of Compton Castle – the Man who Founded the Empire
Date: 29 October 2019
Torquay Museum Society Lecture
By Phil Badcott and Tim Trewin
10.45am - 12 Noon
Local historian Phil Badcott tells the amazing story of one of Devon’s greatest sons and how the British Empire originated from his vision. Musical accompaniment from Tim Trewin and Ryan Fincham.
Lectures are free of charge to Torquay Museum Society Members. But the general public are also welcome to attend - £5 per ticket, payable on the door