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Captain Scott Centenary Event, Cardiff

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Captain Scott Centenary Lecture Poster

An event to mark the departure of Scott's Terra Nova expedition from Cardiff June 1910 organised by the British Antarctic Monument Trust in partnership with National Museum Wales

Dr David Wilson, the Antarctic historian whose great uncle Edward Wilson was lost on the expedition, will examine the heroic, scientific and humanitarian legacy of Scott.

Leading Antarctic scientist Dr Julian Paren will introduce a century of discovery.

Felicity Aston will talk about the inspiration which drove her to lead an expedition of women from the Commonwealth to the South Pole earlier this year.

Tickets £10, Concessions £8, Students £5.

Available in advance from Brian Dorsett-Bailey, 34 Essex Road, Watford, WD17 4EP.

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Download a Captain Scott Centenary Poster, print it out and post it on a wall near you. Thank you.

Email:, Tel 01923447422; or on the day at the theatre. Doors open 2.00pm.

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