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Step Back in Time - Players, playhouses and audiences in late Stuart and Georgian Bury St Edmunds

Step Back in Time - Players, playhouses and audiences in late Stuart and Georgian Bury St Edmunds

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Step Back in Time is a short series of lectures by Dr Pat Murrell in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care. 'Players, playhouses and audiences in late Stuart and Georgian Bury St Edmunds' is the fourth in the series.

With the Theatre Royal celebrating its bi-centenary in October 2019, join Pat Murrell to hear of the town’s earlier theatrical scene. This talk explores the ad-hoc venues, Bury’s first permanent playhouse in the Market Cross, public amateur dramatic productions, professional performances and the opening years of William Wilkins’ Westgate Street venture.

Refreshments included in the ticket price. Cakes and biscuits made to recipes of the period. 

This event takes place on Thursday 24 October at 8pm, at the United Reformed Church, Whiting Street, Bury St Edmunds.

Tickets £10 (previous events have sold out, advance booking is essential) 

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Event Details

Calendar 989898
Thursday, 24th October 2019 8.00pm - 10.00pm
Location pin 989898
United Reformed Church, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1NR

Raising money for

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St Nicholas Hospice Care

About St Nicholas Hospice Care

St Nicholas Hospice Care is a local charity providing help, advice and support to people in West Suffolk and Thetford in the final chapters of their life, who are living with long-term and life-threatening illnesses. Our services are not just for patients, but for their family and friends too. They include everything from specialist medical care to bereavement support and practical help. We also: •Offer emotional support to patients, children, families and carers •Help people to make the most of every day •Advise on pain relief and other symptoms •Liaise with other services which may be able to help •Offer a variety of education to local professionals and carers