At the Ipswich Group, Suffolk Family History Society, monthly meeting, Geoffrey Kay presents:

Death Sex & Drugs – The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

The strange stories behind some of the most memorable paintings from the Victorian era.

What happened when Rossetti lost his poems?

Why did Lizzie Siddall nearly die in a cold bath?

What was the fate of The Scapegoat?

Whose most famous painting became an advert for soap?

What did John Ruskin see on the night of his wedding?

Discover the answers to all of these questions, and gain an understanding of some remarkable pictures that you may be familiar with.

When: 7:30p.m. Wednesday 7th September 2022

Where: The Salvation Army Citadel, 558, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich IP4 4PH

There is a large Car Park at the rear, from where you can enter the building.

Admission £2 for Society members, £3 for non-members. No need to book – just turn up.

For more information contact Howard on 01473 274300.

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