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Brighton Workhouse (online only)

Wed 14th October @ 7:00 pm

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REGENCY SOCIETY

James Gardner: ‘Brighton Workhouse’

 

This talk seeks to discover what life was like for the thousands of people who passed through—and in many cases died in—the town’s workhouses: Church Hill and Elm Grove, and the children’s industrial school in Woodingdean.  Who were these people?  How did they end up in a workhouse?  And how do Brighton’s workhouses compare to those portrayed by Charles Dickens?  Wherever possible the voice of the pauper inmate is heard to illustrate the darker side of Brighton’s history.

 

Available online October 14 at 7:00 pm – November 10 at 11:30 pm at regencysociety.org/lecturesandevents

Free of charge

Information: honsec@regencysociety.org

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Date:
Wed 14th October
Time:
7:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Online Only

Organiser

Regency Society
Website:
http://regencysociety.org/