Saturday 8 October, 10am–12.30pm
Clore Suite, Great Northern Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
We are hosting a series of short talks and small exhibition about 16th century botanist William Turner, who was born in Morpeth. Guest speaker is Michael Chapman.
10.00: Museum doors open
10.15: Greetings and introduction: June Holmes & Marie Addyman
10.25- 11.10: “George Chapman, William Turner and A New Herball” by Michael Chapman
11.10-11.40: Coffee break and chance to examine archive materials
11.40-12.30: “William Turner and the tradition of natural research in Northumberland” by Marie Addyman
Free, no booking required.