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Somerset & Dorset
Family History Society

Fun and Games – The Victorians at Leisure

Date: 15th March 2023
Time: 19:30
Location: The Bow Room of The Exchange, Old Market Hill, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1FH
Blackmore Vale Group

What were our Victorian ancestors getting up to in their leisure time? Following the 1850 Factory Act, work for many would finish at 2pm on Saturdays; the more well-off had more time for favourite pursuits, of course. This illustrated talk looks at how various artists depicted popular past-times – with just a hint of other things bubbling beneath the surface, perhaps?

Speaker: Felicity Herring

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