Evolution of Falmouth Harbour revealed at the Maritime Museum

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27 — 30 April 2009

After his sell out talk at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall back in March, Falmouth ’s senior pilot, David Barnicoat, returns to the Museum on 29 April.

After his sell out talk at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall back in March, Falmouth 's senior pilot, David Barnicoat, returns to the Museum on 29 April. His talk on The Evolution of the Port of Falmouth gives an insiders view of the life and times of this busy port and proved to be one of the most popular lectures ever given at the Maritime Museum .

Taking you from Elizabethan times to the present day the illustrated lecture covers the construction of the docks in the 1860s to Falmouth now being internationally recognised as a ship repair port and welcoming luxury cruise ships from around the world.

Milly Newman, who organises the lecture programme at the Maritime Museum , says: "There was an unprecedented response to David's last talk, so we are delighted to be able to offer people who missed out last time another chance to hear this fascinating lecture."

Tickets for The Evolution of the Port of Falmouth on the 29 April are available from the Maritime Museum at £7 for lecture only and £16 to include two-course buffet. Doors and bar open from 6pm. To book your seats please call 01326 214546.