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Rupert Tower – Between Two Worlds: Inside Daphne du Maurier’s House on the Strand

Fowey Town Hall Market Street, Fowey, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Daphne du Maurier’s grandson, Jungian analyst, Rupert Tower, will explore Daphne du Maurier’s novel in the context of her inner life preoccupations, including dreaming in time, identity, and loss, together with her continued fascination with the past, ancestry, and power of place. He will also examine her narrative from the psychological perspective of Jungian analytical...

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Dr Helen Doe – One Crew: 200 Years of Saving Lives at Sea

Fowey Town Hall Market Street, Fowey, Cornwall, United Kingdom

In the 200 years since it was founded, the RNLI has saved more than 144,000 lives and is one of the most respected organisations in the UK and Ireland.  It began with a meeting in London in 1824 to act upon a proposal by Sir William Hillary. It is his vision that still drives the...

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Sarah Harkness – Literature for the People

Fowey Town Hall Market Street, Fowey, Cornwall, United Kingdom

From an impoverished childhood in the Scottish Highlands to Victorian London, this is the inspiring story of Daniel and Alexander Macmillan, who created a publishing empire. Daniel and Alexander Macmillan, sons of Scottish crofters, arrived in London in the 1830s at a crucial moment of social change and went on to set up a publishing...

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David Gibbins – A History of the World in Twelve Shipwrecks

Fowey Town Hall Market Street, Fowey, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Drawing on decades of experience excavating shipwrecks around the world, renowned maritime archaeologist, David Gibbins, reveals the riches beneath the waves and shows us how the treasures found there can be a porthole to the past, to tell a new story about the world and its underwater secrets. From a Bronze Age ship built during the...

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Galen Bartholomew – The SS Suevic and the night the RNLI saved 611 lives

Fowey Town Hall Market Street, Fowey, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Join family historian Galen Bartholomew, for a remarkable account of shipwreck and survival. The SS Suevic, one of five White Star Line ‘Jubilee Class’ liners, ran aground in a storm off the Lizard Point, Cornwall, in March 1907. In appalling weather conditions, the RNLI rescued 456 people. This remains the largest number of people rescued...

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Dr Helen Doe – From the Battle of Britain to the Great Escape

Fowey Town Hall Market Street, Fowey, Cornwall, United Kingdom

The first full reappraisal of one of Britain’s great fighter aces, this bestselling book examines the truth behind Stanford Tuck’s 1956 biography to reveal the real person rather than a mythical hero. In January 1942, Bob Tuck was the top-scoring British fighter ace, with an official score of 29 enemy aircraft destroyed. With film-star looks,...

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Kate Strasdin – The Dress Diary of Mrs Anne Sykes

Fowey Town Hall Market Street, Fowey, Cornwall, United Kingdom

The hidden fabric of a Victorian woman's life, told through her unique scrapbook. In 1838, Anne Sykes was given a diary on her wedding day. Using it to collect snippets of fabric, she created a record of her life and times. Nearly two hundred years later, the diary fell into the hands of fashion historian Kate...

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David Parker – For Those in Peril

Fowey Town Hall Market Street, Fowey, Cornwall, United Kingdom

‘And that’s when things got a bit rough because I knew I was the one who was going to have to go into that hold to rescue the two men trapped’. These are the words of RAF winchman Eric Smith, who won the George Medal for his bravery at sea. Eric's is just one of...

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Iain Dale and Friends – Kings and Queens: 1200 years of British and English Monarchs

Fowey Town Hall Market Street, Fowey, Cornwall, United Kingdom

The British monarchy is one of the oldest in the world – dating back so far that its very origins are the subject of debate: was William the Conqueror the first king of England, or Alfred the Great? In a series that began with The Prime Ministers and The Presidents, award-winning broadcaster and presenter Iain...

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Robert Hardman – Charles III: New King. New Court. The Inside Story

Fowey Parish Church

Faced with family dramas, political crises and questions about the future of the monarchy in Britain and elsewhere, the new King had no shortage of challenges. During this talk, acclaimed royal biographer, Robert Hardman will discuss the story of transition at the very top – and of a sovereign resolute in making his mark. With...

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