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BOOZE, BLOOD AND BASKETS: Electing Taunton’s MPs. – A Talk by Mary Siraut

March 20 @ 19:30 - 21:30

7.30pm Wednesday 20th March, 2024 at the Wyndham Hall, Castle Green, Taunton, TA1 4AD

Mary Siraut will talk about potwallopers, voting, bribery and violence at the Taunton parliamentary elections, leading to Reform and the town becoming the model of the secret ballot.

Booking encouraged by the 19th March by emailing or ring 01823 272429

This is a Free event, but donations are greatly appreciated. If you would like to donate, please go to the SANHS website and use the Donate button. We suggest a donation of £5 or more.

Refreshments will be available.


March 20
19:30 - 21:30


01823 272429
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Wyndham Hall
Castle Green
Taunton, Somerset United Kingdom
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