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Beyond the Mask

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This is the death mask of a convicted Victorian murderess.

It is hard to imaging there was a time when arsenic was an everyday product, freely available over the shop counter – would you keep arsenic alongside the porridge and sugar?

Howard, a retired Coventry West Midlands Police Officer will look at some 18th & 19th Century arsenic poisoning cases, some deliberate  some tragically accidental, some poor people, others pillars of Society. Explore these alongside the prevailing social and economic circumstances of those times.

Tickets: £10

Doors open 5:30pm, Talk starts at 6pm

Refreshments available from our café