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Plague: A nightmare before Christmas
Thu 22 December 2016, 18:30 – 20:30 GMT
From plague carts and poison to quack doctors and quarantine, journey back to the seventeenth century as author Rebecca Rideal discusses her debut book 1666: Plague, War and Hellfire and Chester’s surprising place in the story of that epochal year. Taking place within one of the city’s most historic pubs, Rebecca will unravel the many ways the inhabitants of Chester were caught up in the dark and disturbing drama of the Great Plague.
***Books will be on sale on the night***