Lyme Regis/St George’s Twinning Association

The current series of talks to mark the 20th anniversary of the Lyme Regis/St George’s Twinning Association and recent tripling with historic Jamestowne,Virginia will continue on Thursday 28th July.

Twinning committee member John Dover will talk about the ground breaking archaeological discoveries and the development of our current understanding of the role of James Fort(later Jamestowne)in the birth of English America and formation of the British Empire.

Mr Dover, with added historic context provided by local historian Peter Lacey,will be featuring the Channel 4 programme’Time Team Special-America’s Birthplace’,the contribution of Admiral Sir George Somers,former MP,mayor and native of Lyme Regis and updating on future plans and opportunities for Lyme,St George’s Bermuda and Jamestowne.

The talk will will be held in the Woodmead Halls at 2.30pm.Admission is free but donations to the twinning association would be welcome.Tea and coffee will be available and all are welcome.

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