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Talks // Coming up // 5 Duels that Actually Happened!*
22 November

5 Duels that Actually Happened!*

5 Duels that Actually Happened!*   *we think!

Come and discover 5 of the most unusual duels from history in this talk from Swashbuckler, actor, and historian Henry Austwick. 

From duels on Gylly Beach to those high above cities, to revenge from beyond the grave. This talk will dive into just what a duel is, explore the stories behind them, what weapons were used … and the ultimate results! 

With micro demonstrations and prop based reenactments + the chance to take a closer look this is a talk not to be missed. 

No previously duelling experience required. Please note swooning is sadly not permitted. 

Suitable for 12+

5 Duels that Actually Happened!* 
Wednesday 22nd November 7:45pm

Tickets: £6

A £1 Poly Fund payment is added to each ticket sold




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