Ludlow Arts: Word

Ludlow: the Trouser Capital of Europe
E Walters staff

Monday 19 February 2024

7:15pm for 7:30pm

Ludlow Library

Ludlow: the Trouser Capital of Europe

Derek Beattie and Richard Harding

E. Walters (Ludlow) Ltd. was a major employer in Ludlow and the Welsh Marches until the 1990s.

Dr Richard Harding is a retired general practitioner who did an MA in history after retirement. This was based on local history of the Corve valley utilising oral history and his medical background. Dr Derek Beattie, who had been head of history at Blackburn College, came to Ludlow after retirement. Since then he has written a number of books based on local history including Ludlow during the first and second world wars, leisure pursuits from 1800 and working class life from 1850.

Tickets at the door. Members: £2.00; Non-members: £5.00.

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