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january 2019

28jan2:30 pmThe Golden Age of TravelA Talk by Paul Atterbury

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The Golden Age of Travel  – A Talk by Paul Atterbury Presented by the Golden Cap Association (West Dorset) The 1920’s and 1930’s were very much The Golden Age of Travel with Cunard, the Orient Express, Pullman trains and flying boats.  Paul will embark on an alluring journey into this golden age of great ocean liners and luxury rail travel. Paul famously presented a television programme on the BBC whilst travelling on board a train headed by the iconic steam locomotive ‘The Flying Scotsman’ .

Despite never having an ambition to appear on television, Paul in his ‘trademark’ striped blazers  has been on  the ‘Antiques Roadshow’ team for over 25 years.

Paul, now based in Weymouth, used to live in Eype and has published books of old postcards showing Eype and West Bay.  His books on travel include Country Railways, Branch Line Britain, and Exploring Britain’s Canals.

Non-members welcome. Admission £3. Includes tea or coffee and biscuits.

Please note that this is a non-ticket event and whilst we welcome members of the public, admission is on a strictly ‘first come, first served’ basis and a seat cannot always be guaranteed

The Golden Cap Association (West Dorset) is a local group of National Trust members and accredited volunteers who support the work of the Trust throughout West Dorset whilst also taking part in a full and varied programme of social events.

 

Time

(Monday) 2:30 pm

Location

Bridport United Church Hall

United Church Hall, East Street, Bridport

Organizer

simmons.crosslands@btinternet.com01308 863577 http://www.goldencapnt.org.uk

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