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'The Gallipoli Oak' a talk by Martin Purdy

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Martin Purdy will be giving at talk on 'the Gallipoli Oak' here at the Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7LZ.

 

The Gallipoli Oak by Martin Purdy and Ian Dawson

You can read more about the book Martin wrote with Ian Dawson here - 'The Gallipoli Oak' 

 

This meeting begins at 7:30pm.

 

 


‘The Great War: New Songs and Stories’ by folk storytellers Harp and a Monkey

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A small rural church in Cumbria, a disused airfield in Norfolk, an old railway wagon in Sussex, and the winding room of a former colliery in Tyne and Wear – these are the intriguing sites that provide the backdrop for a new documentary about a series of poignant performances by the acclaimed experimental folk and storytelling act Harp and a Monke…


Walk and Talk with Martin Purdy

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Martin Purdy will be doing a walk and talk.    IMAGE: Messines Ridge, June 1917. British soldiers stand looking into the huge mine crater at Messines Ridge, blown up on the morning of the battle. Photographed on 11 June 1917 (c) IWM (Q 2325)


The Gallipoli Oak: A Story of a Family’s Unique Legacy to a Lancashire Fusilier by Dr Martin Purdy

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PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE  - NOW 17 JAN In March 1922 a Lancashire businessman stepped from a cruise ship onto the Gallipoli peninsula. He was accompanied by a host of other pilgrims equally as desperate to visit this Mediterranean outpost as he and his wife, but what made James Duckworth stand out was the fact that he stepped ashore with a bucket o…


The Gallipoli Oak by Martin Purdy and Ian Dawson

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Paperback: 174 pages Publisher: Moonraker Publishing; 1st edition (2013) ISBN-10: 0955447216 ISBN-13: 978-0955447211 A masterful and poetically told story that reads as easily as Michael Morpargo and is just as visual; here however the authors are relating fact rather than fiction. The Gallipoli Oak has everything for the person interested in t…