54. AROUND THE WORLD IN 1847: A CHRONICLE OF GENIUS, GENEROSITY AND SAVAGERY

IPGL Tent, Thu 27th June 20:45 - 21:45 (60 mins)

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Best-selling author, historian and TV presenter Turtle Bunbury will take a fast-paced look at the world as it was 170 years ago. Featuring an exceptional cast of characters from those who explored the world’s oceans to show stopping entertainers, his talk will also encompass the intrepid pioneers who crossed the prairies of the Americas, the genius of Liszt and Mendelssohn, the Irish soldiers who fought for Mexico and the tale of a dinosaur-loving Dorset girl.