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Ben Marsh Unravelled Dreams: The Challenges of Growing Silk in New Worlds c.1500-1840

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

£6
University of Kent lecturer Dr Ben Marsh explores the varied efforts to grow silk in Northern Europe and the Americas.

In this talk, Dr Marsh will concentrate particularly on attempts to grow silk in England and those involving Huguenot connections, explaining how and why they often failed and examining what these enterprises tell us about the settlers and their communities.

Meet at the Huguenot Museum reception desk, doors will open 5.45pm.

To book your ticket call 01634 789347,  drop in at the Huguenot Museum or click here.

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Date:
February 27
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
£6
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