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My Family and other Smugglers

Summary: A talk by Roger Guttridge

Date: Jun 1, 2018 19:00:00

Roger GutteridgeAuthor and historian Roger Gutteridge will be giving a fascinating talk at the Blandford Corn Exhcnage on smuggling in Dorset.

Roger, who has worked in a wide range of media outlets, is particularly well known for his books on Dorset and his local history columns. He has taken part in, or advised on, many TV and radio programmes, including a BBC Radio 4 programme about the real-life smuggling influences behind J Meade Falkner's classic novel Moonfleet.

Roger is a direct descendant of North Dorset's most notorious smuggler Roger Ridout.

Doors open at 7pm, with the talk commencing at 7.30pm. Free tickets are available from the Town Clerk's Office or the Information Centre in advance. For further information or to reserve tickets, email admin@blandfordforum-tc.gov.uk.

The Corn Exchange is at Market Place, Blandford Forum DT11 7AF.