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Pilgrim Roots and Mayflower 400

Worksop Library, Memorial Avenue, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 2BP
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PLEASE NOTE: Due to the severe flooding experienced at Worksop Library this event is cancelled for now and will hopefully be re-scheduled later after the re-opening.

Wednesday 25 March 2020 | 2pm
Worksop Library
£3 - booking required

2020 marks the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower and is a chance to tell the significant story of the Pilgrims' roots in Nottinghamshire.

Join Heritage Consultant and Mayflower expert Dr Anna Scott to learn more about the backgrounds of local separatists who became Pilgrims, including Scrooby's William Brewster. Theirs is a tale of risk and adventure, motivated by a search for freedom and tolerance – themes that still resonate in today's world. 

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