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An Audience at the Palace: The Gilberts of Compton Castle
April 7 @ 10:30 to 12:00
‘An Audience’ at the Palace daytime talk with local speaker, Phil Badcott – The Gilberts of Compton Castle – the family that founded the Empire
Discover the fascinating history of the Gilbert family of Compton Castle with Devon historian and author Phil Badcott. He will trace the lives of many of the Gilberts from 1329 right up to the 21st century and highlight how they served county and country in many brave and surprising ways and how they made Compton Castle what it is today. The talk includes the life of Sir Humphrey Gilbert, arguably the greatest of all the Gilberts.
Monthly talks with interesting folk on fabulous subjects! A time to socialise, discuss and learn loads of fascinating new stuff. Price includes a cup of tea/coffee.
Thursday 7 April 10:30am | Tickets £6 F