Two men in 19th century dress facing each other arms raised with a pistol in their hands preparing to fight a duel

Friday 9th & Sunday 18th September 2022
4.00pm (entrance from 3.30pm)

Death in the Afternoon
A talk
As part of the Heritage Open Days programme, John Mullen will be relating a dramatic tale about a an incident that took place in Browndown (just behind the museum) in 1845. – a duel. Duelling was illegal at the time: one man fled; the other died; a court case ensued and so ended the story of the last Englishman to die on English soil as a result of duelling. An intriguing adventure, vividly brought to life by John Mullen.
Free entry as part of the Heritage Open Days programme.

Sign Up For Emails Of Our Latest News and Events