Dr Brad Beaven is professor in social and cultural history at Portsmouth and leads the Port Towns and Urban cultures research project. On 29 March Professor Beaven will be giving his inaugural lecture exploring the cultural life of port towns. These were cosmopolitan places, where sailors mingled and fraternized with the towns’ inhabitants. Come along to find out more about what happened in these often exotic and dangerous locations.’ Link: http://www.port.ac.uk/events/
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