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Lecture Series 2024

A painting of Van de Velde, an English ship in a gale at sea with the words Women and the Sea layered over the top.

Women and the Navy in the Age of Sail with Dr Elaine Murphy

A painting of Van de Velde, an English ship in a gale at sea.

A painting of Van de Velde, an English ship in a gale at sea.

Thursday 19 September, 7.30pm

Dr Elaine Murphy, University of Plymouth, explores some of the ways in which women engaged with the navy in the 17th and 18th centuries.

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Mary Broad/Bryant – The Creation of a Cornish Legend with Dr Charlotte MacKenzie

Convicts embarking for Botany Bay - T. Rowlandson. Credit: National Library of Australia.

Convicts embarking for Botany Bay – T. Rowlandson. Credit: National Library of Australia.

Thursday 10 October, 7.30pm

Dr Charlotte MacKenzie tells Mary Broad’s remarkable story, from Cornish convict in Australia to escapee.

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Forgotten Women of the Cornish Coast with Elizabeth Dale

An oil painting of Jenny Mopus (Jenny of Malpas).

An oil painting of Jenny Mopus (Jenny of Malpas).

Thursday 7 November, 7.30pm

Cornish writer and blogger, Elizabeth Dale (The Cornish Bird), uncovers some of the lesser-known stories from Cornwall’s history.

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Member’s discount

National Maritime Museum Cornwall’s Members receive a 10% discount on tickets for the in person lecture at the Museum. Find out more about Membership.

National Maritime
Museum Cornwall Trust
Discovery Quay
Falmouth Cornwall
TR11 3QY

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Tel: +44(0)1326 313388
Email: enquiries@nmmc.co.uk

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National Maritime Museum
Cornwall Trust
Discovery Quay
Falmouth
Cornwall
TR11 3QY

Tel: +44(0)1326 313388

Email: enquiries@nmmc.co.uk