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Talking Chester: Tales of Cheshire Folk

Part of Chester Heritage Festival

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This session starts with four short talks followed by the keynote talk, A Wordbook of Rare Mithers, delivered by Si Poole.

There’s a Guild for That.  Tales from the Middle Ages from the Chester Freemen.

Researching your Family History. Histories from Gill Campbell of The Family History Society of Cheshire.

On this Day in History. Stories from the latest research of the local author, Chris Fozzard.

Chester Firsts.  A miscellany of little-known facts about Chester with the historian, John Walker.

A Wordbook of Rare Mithers, with Si Poole.

Si Poole, Associate Professor of Cultural Education at the University of Chester, grew up, and still lives in rural Cheshire, surrounded by a local dialect. He’s been exploring its richness through a creative practice. But do you know your dunderdash from your drippings?

Approx 45 minutes

Free- please book a space!