Event: ‘I fear there will be blood spilt this evening’: The Blandford ‘reform riots’ of October 1831

Event details

Friday 28 October, 2022

At 6:30 PM

Venue: Blandford Parish Centre, The Tabernacle, Dorset DT11 7DW

With: Professor Steve Poole

Steve will also lead a guided walk of the route taken by the Blandford rioters on Saturday 29th October, starting in the Museum Yard at 2pm.

Steve will be giving a talk about the Blandford riots as part of the “Last Friday Dinner and Lecture Series for Blandford town Museum.

Admission to the talk is £5 for museum members, £8 for non-members.

Drinks and homemade food will be available from 6.30 pm, and the talk will start at 7.30 pm.

For further details and registration please open the link for the Blandford Museum:


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