Lecture: The Great Flood of 1607

Date: 18th May 2019

Time: 2 - 4pm

Location: The Cartshed

Author, geographer and historian Mike Hall looks at the historical accounts and the surviving physical evidence for the Great Flood which swept up the South West coast and the River Severn in January 1607.

It left a trail of devastation in its wake on both sides of the river, with flood marks on some churches recording the event. But was it a storm surge or was it a tsunami? Come and hear Mike’s conclusions to this fascinating tale.