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Coleton Fishacre and the D’Oyly Carte Family

Thursday 14th December 2017

1.10 to 2.15pm, £6

Meeting Room A

‘Here’s a Howdy Do’... Gilbert and Sullivan’s operettas made a fortune for the D’Olyly Carte dynasty. This talk will look at their businesses and the marine holiday home that Rupert and Lady Dorothy built for the family at Coleton Fishacre near Kingswear, South Devon in the 1920s.

A talk by Jeremy Pearson, formerly Senior Curator for the National Trust in the South West.

Tickets are available online or from the Royal Albert Memorial Museum reception in person or by phone using a credit or debit card on 01392 265858 during opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm.

Organised by Friends of Exeter Museums & Art Gallery, registered charity no. 306649. The Friends support the museum with financial help towards acquisitions and conservation. www.exeter.gov.uk/friends, [email protected]

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