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It is not widely appreciated that the eminent composer Sir Edward Elgar was an amateur scientist and microscopist of some distinction. An illustrated audio-visual presentation by Mike Gibson about the man, his music and his microscopes.
The remarkable story of one of the last sailing clippers built for the China tea trade. A tale of record-breaking voyages, money, murder, mutiny and sad decline .. with her eventual rediscovery, tragic fire damage and restoration at Greenwich where it can now be seen in its full glory.
* Where: [HR = Humfrey Rooms, Out = See details]