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‘Locking Letters’


Friday 6th October
2pm – 4pm Main Event


Belper Library, Derwent St, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1UQ

A workshop from Derbyshire Record Office offering the chance to read specifically selected letters from the 19th century.  Have a go at writing your own letter using a quill, folding it (known as locking) and sealing it will wax. Suitable for adults

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Maximum:  8

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