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Sir Tony Robinson to visit Dorchester for family history event
12:10am Friday 4th October 2013 in News
KNIGHT of the realm Sir Tony Robinson will be paying a visit to Dorchester for an exclusive family history event.
The actor, author and historian will be at the Dorset History Centre on Wednesday, October 30 from 6pm.
The event will also feature talks from county archivist Sam Johnston and a representative of family history website Ancestry.co.uk Sir Tony will look at how the website can help people discover their family history as well as the rich history of the local area before taking questions from the floor.
As well as the chance to meet the former Blackadder star and Time Team presenter, the evening will also showcase the Dorset History Centre itself and its work to preserve and share the rich cultural heritage of Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole.
For more information about the event and to register to attend visit blogs.ancestry.com/uk/ Guest spaces at the event are limited and successful applicants will be selected on a ballot basis and notified by email.
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