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TALK: THE GEORGIAN GENTLEMAN'S LIBRARY Postponed

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
The Georgians Gentleman's Library

Arkwright Society Evening Talk

7.00pm Cheese & Wine: 7.30pm Talk starts

Join Jim Dixon of on-site shop, Countryside Books, for a brief history of libraries and particularly libraries in country houses. Find out what the significance was of the Gentleman’s Library. Not only was it a place for gentlemen to retire to after dinner but also held a wealth of useful information. What were gentlemen of the time reading? Take a look at some of the books which were published during Arkwright’s time.

Cost: £8. Your ticket includes cheese and wine.

Places are limited and advanced booking is essential. Please book on-line at https://www.wegottickets.com/event/496946/ or ring 01629 823256 or email us - events@arkwrightsociety.org.uk

 

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