A Talk about Somerset’s Buccaneer at the Museum of Somerset

William Dampier

Somerset buccaneer William Dampier is the subject of an evening talk at the Museum of Somerset on Tuesday 13 September. The talk is part of the museum’s summer exhibition ‘Pirates! Fact and Fiction’ which explores pirates through history, in film and in literature. The talk will be given by Tom Mayberry, Chief Executive of the South West Heritage Trust. Dampier was born at East Coker in 1651. Full story: Read more