Lawrence Oats

LAURENCE OATES & HIS QUEST FOR THE SOUTH POLE

Thursday 07 November 2024
19:30 to 21:00

Lawrence Edward Grace "Titus" Oates, whose family lived at Gestingthorpe Hall, was a British army officer and later an Antarctic explorer.  He died from hypothermia during the fateful Terra Nova Expedition to the South Pole.  In his illustrated talk, local historian and author, Ashley Cooper, introduces us to the man and his quest.

Location
Memorial Hall
Castle Hedingham
Essex
CO9 3DA
(view map)
Cost Free to members, guests £5