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A Great and Desperate Venture: Belgian refugees in Devon

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Torre Abbey

The King's Drive

Torquay

TQ2 5JE

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Devon gave sanctuary to hundreds of people fleeing Belgium during the First World War. During this evening talk at Torre Abbey, researcher Ciaran Stoker will explore the stories of the refugees who came here, the hosts who welcomed them into their homes, and the workers who organised the humanitarian effort across the county.

Tickets are free but must be booked in advance. Complimentary light refreshments.

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Torre Abbey

The King's Drive

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TQ2 5JE

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