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Events: The Search for the Frenchman's Grave


7.30pm, Thursday, 4 September 2008

The Search for the Frenchman's Grave - a talk by Norm Judd

Please join us for an exciting week of adventures in the Southern Ocean. To wet your appetite on Thursday night local adventurer Norm Judd will describe a series of expeditions to Campbell Island and his 18 years of research to search for the grave of a French sailor who died on the island in 1874 while there as part of a French Republican Navy expedition to witness the transit of Venus.

Join us for an entertaining evening on:

Thursday 4 September at 7.30pm

In the Seminar Room (1st Floor)

Free entry

Seats are limited so please come early to secure your seat

7.30pm, Saturday, 6 September 2008

Robin Kewell Film Night - Journey to the Isles of Despair

The second film in our Robin Kewell series of short films and talks will be screened on the Top Floor of Lopdell House and features Journey to the Isles of Despair. The film documents Robin and his New Zealand wife Ruth's trip by yacht to one of the remotest places on the planet where many did not survive and man's occupation was brief and desperate, the Auckland Islands.

The evening will also include an exhibition of artist Sandra Morris' work produced on the trip.

Join us for an exciting evening on:

Saturday 6 September at 7.30pm

On the Top Floor of Lopdell House

Tickets cost $10 or $5 for Friends of Lopdell House Gallery.

Bookings are essential via phone 817 8087 or call into the gallery shop. You must pay in advance to secure your seat.

Please note the date of this film has changed from that originally advertised


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