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Dr Stephen Brogan

Easter Customs in Late 17th Century England

Easter Customs in Late 17th Century England: a lecture by Dr Stephen Brogan. This lecture will discuss two important Easter customs of late seventeenth-century England. 

Illustration © Martin Brown

Armada than you! Horrible Histories Part II at De La Warr Pavilion

The De La Warr Pavilion has been lucky enough to play host to The Birmingham Stage Company’s production of Horrible Histories. British history was deftly telescoped into sixty minutes as two quick-change artistes, Neal Foster and Alison Fitzjohn, managed to portray entire armies, Boudicca, Dick Turpin, Esmerelda the traffic warden and many more. “All against a backdrop of more severed heads and loud farting noises than I’ve ever heard in one performance,” reports our shy, retiring Cathy Simpson.

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