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BRITAIN IN THE SIXTIES

September 3rd at 18:30 to September 6th at 13:30

Change and contradiction: Swinging London never reached Hartlepool, Mary Quant had little impact on Burnley. It was Black and White Minstrels v Cathy Come Home, optimism v fear of nuclear annihilation, industrial decline v social progress, freedoms v Mary Whitehouse.

For many of us it was the decade of our youth. What does it look like now fifty years on?

(The image here is of the inhabitants of Higham in the 1960s, who were pupils when it was Higham School – a residential school for girls.)

Dr. Colin Shindler (London www.highamhall.com/colin-shindler)
Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229

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Start:
September 3rd at 18:30
End:
September 6th at 13:30
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Venue

Higham Hall College
Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
Phone:
01768 776276
Website:
www.highamhall.com