Emigrants – Why the English Sailed to the New World – A Talk by James Evans

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Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge, London

United Kingdom

Greater London

london

SE1 9DA

Apr 23

020 7367 6700

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Historian James Evans discusses some fascinating individual stories and the variety of reasons for the astonishing migration of English men, women and children to North America during the 17th Century – a movement which has had such a defining impact upon the modern world.

James Evans is a historian and television producer. He wrote a doctorate at Oxford University, and his thesis on the national question in the new state of Yugoslavia after World War I was published as a book in 2005. He has worked since producing historical documentaries for well-known names like Niall Ferguson, David Starkey and Michael Wood, as well as helping to write some of the accompanying books.

This is a free event but please do register your interest as these events tend to ‘sell’ out.

FAQs

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is no parking in the vicinity of the Cathedral. We are a five minute walk away from London Bridge Station for Underground and Mainline trains. A number of buses also stop nearby either on London Bridge, at the station or at Borough High Street. For more information we recommend using https://tfl.gov.uk/plan-a-journey/

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact Ruth Miller at ruth.miller@southwark.anglican.org

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