Many of today's yacht havens and tourist destinations were once thriving commercial ports.
In this lecture from the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) (South West region), Dr Helen Doe shows how and why Whitehaven, Whitby, Fowey, King's Lynn and Exeter have changed and the social and economic impacts.
About the speaker
Dr Helen Doe is a lecturer, author and historian. She is a Teaching Fellow at the University of Exeter, where she gained her doctorate in maritime history. Visit her website for information about her research and publications.
This talk is open to all.
Entry is £5 donation on the door. RGS-IBG members (and one guest) and students free.
Please contact the organisers for further information.