An absorbing, unconventional approach to the mass emigration from England to the Americas in the seventeenth century, James Evans explores the historical migration of countless Englishmen and women who took the perilous voyage across the Atlantic in search of new land, new adventures and a better quality of life. James Evans is a historian and television producer. He has written and produced many historical documentaries for the BBC and Channel 4, and is the author of Merchant Adverturers: The Voyage of Discovery that transformed Tudor England.
Join James Evans for a talk on this fascinating period of transatlantic history.
The George Hotel
Friday 14 July, 3.45pm