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The Lost Language of Wiltshire - The Everyday Speech of Jackdaws and Moonrakers

The Lost Language of Wiltshire - The Everyday Speech of Jackdaws and Moonrakers

An illustrated talk by Bill Reed on Wiltshire language in the past, with examples of lost vocabulary, accents, stories, anecdotes and poems. It will include extracts from the “Malmesbury Voices” collection as well as items from older collections dating back to the early 19th century.

This talk is jointly run by Malmesbury Carnival and the Athelstan Museum.

Event Properties

Event Date Tue 20-Aug, 7:30 pm
Event End Date Tue 20-Aug, 9:30 pm
Tickets Available 26
Individual Price £10
Location The Julia and Hans Rausing Building
Categories Talks and Interest

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