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Adgors Farmhouse

Talks - History; Talks - Biography

Event Description

In a museum in East Anglia are the remains of a medieval farmhouse built in 1350. Who built it, and who lived there? From a very brief entry in the Court Rolls of Edward III, the story can be put together. Liston to John Adgor tells the story of his service to his Knight and of the reward. Hear about the building of the farmhouse and his life in it, including his family's survival of the Black Death.

  • Duration: 45 mins
  • Online Zoom Event: An event held in person
  • Join as an individual or book for private groups up to 45
Simon Waterfield

Meet The Speaker, Simon

Simon Waterfield is a historical writer and performer of acted monologues covering subjects of a historical nature from the C7 to WW2. These are usually delivered in appropriate costume. Simon also writes and tells short stories on a variety of modern subjects. He has performed these stories for The Oddfellows, The WI, Probus, Freemasons, various museums around the country, various Art Organisations, CADW and National Trust, to name but a few.

Preparing for the Event

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We also recommend that pets are either calmly sitting on your lap or in another room, and any refreshments you may require are within your reach!