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Isabella Bird – Britain’s Fearless Victorian Adventurer & her magic lantern slides

Thu 12 May, 2022
7:30 pm
- 9:00 pm BST

Hybrid Hybrid Event
£2.00 – £5.00
Hybrid Hybrid Event
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You can watch this talk at Queen Square or online – please select the correct tickets when booking.

On May 10th 1897 Isabella Bird was engaged to lecture on Western China at the RGS in London. 

Jacki Hill-Murphy, who has recently published The Life and Travels of Isabella Bird, will recreate that lecture, using some of her original magic lantern slides and talk about the rest of Isabellas solo world travels and how she survived many dangers.

Jacki is an explorer, teacher, author and speaker. She has spent the last 10 years researching female explorers of the 18th and 19th centuries and recreating their expeditions.

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Thu 12 May, 2022
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm BST
£2.00 – £5.00
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16 Queen Square
Bath, BA1 2HN
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