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Portchester’s Prisoners of War

November 15, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

£4

This discussion uncovers how new research on the remarkable stories of the prisoners of war at Portchester Castle inspired internationally renowned artist Elaine Mitchener to create a sound installation in the keep.

You’ll find out how the experiences of 2000 black revolutionaries from the Caribbean intertwined with those from mainland France held there during the Napoleonic wars.

In partnership with

English Heritage/ Portchester Castle

Contact email address

katherine.astbury@warwick.ac.uk

Booking required?

Yes


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Details

Date:
November 15
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
£4
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/modernlanguages/academic/ka/beinghuman

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Description for print
Come to a talk revealing how internationally renowned artist Elaine Mitchener has created a temporary sound installation at Portchester Castle and find out about the new research on the Revolutionary prisoners of war that inspired it.
Is booking required?
Yes
Contact email address
katherine.astbury@warwick.ac.uk
Event partners
English Heritage/ Portchester Castle
Region
South East
City/town
Portchester
Accessibility information
The talk will take place on the ground floor of the keep. For full access arrangements, see the English Heritage website: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/portchester-castle/plan-your-visit/access/
Image copyright information
copyright English Heritage

Venue

Portchester Castle
Church Lane
Portchester, Fareham, PO16 9QW United Kingdom
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Accessibility information
The talk will take place on the ground floor of the keep. For full access arrangements, see the English Heritage website: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/portchester-castle/plan-your-visit/access/
Website:
https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/portchester-castle/