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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:

*For Admission and Opening Times go to the VISIT section of the Torquay Museum website.

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