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University of the West of England

November 2019

Romancing the Gibbet – The Morrismen Murder

November 23, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Snug/Broadway Tower, Middle Hill
Broadway, Worcestershire WR12 7LB United Kingdom
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‘Romancing the Gibbet’ is a collaboration between poet, Ralph Hoyte and historian, Steve Poole, exploring ‘dark tourism’ at sites of extraordinary public execution in Georgian Britain. This is one of four related events for the festival where researchers will explain the historical background to a single public hanging, perform some spoken-word poetic responses, and introduce the project’s four free audio trails. At this event a sample audio-trail will be relocated in and around the venue for you to try out.…

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