Who said women stayed at home while men went to sea?
Join us in Fowey to hear expert historians talk about the women that shaped our seas and coasts and come on a free tour of historic Fowey and its harbour.
The next History 51 Roadshow FREE event will be in Fowey on Saturday, 7 September 2013.
Booking essential. Sea Women in Fowey poster(download PDF, 641KB)
Book now! Email or call Jo Schofield: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 01326 231146.
A free community history event organised by the Hypatia Trust in association with Fowey Harbour Heritage Society.
Places are limited and booking is essential.
When? Saturday 7 September, 10.30am-4pm
Where?Fowey Library (Meeting Room)
In the morning from 10.30 at Fowey Library meeting room:
- Dr Helen Doe on enterprising maritime women
- Dr Leonie Hicks on women in the Viking world
- Celebrate Lady Elizabeth Treffry
- Digital display of old documents and images
- Free tea and refreshments
Lunch from 12.30: DIY or bring your own.
In the afternoon from 2pm, for about 1.5hrs.
- Town and harbour walking tour
- Wear sensible shoes and keep an eye on the weather forecast
Places are limited so please book your place with Jo Schofield by email or telephone.
You will be asked whether you want to book for the morning and afternoon tour or just the morning. NOTE: You will not be able to book only for the afternoon tour.
Email: email@example.com Phone: 01326 231146
Location and travel
Fowey Library and One Stop Shop Caffa Mill House 2 Passage Lane FoweyPL23 1JS
There are 20 spaces next to Fowey library.
Western Greyhound buses nos. 524 and 525 from St Austell and Par railway stations.
Other public transport options.
Ferry and taxi information.