The English Highwayman

Wednesday 27th September, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.

The English Highwayman

The English Highwayman: A talk by Lee Timmins

A whistle stop history of the English Highwayman from their appearance in the 1550’s through to 1839, looking at the way the profession changed through time and various well known characters including Richard Turpin, female Highwaymen and the way in which they were regarded by society

Tickets £6 – Pre booking recommended.

Tickets are available on site during normal opening times or by calling 01455 290429 (7 days a week from 10.00 am to 4.30 pm).

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