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General Prices: £8 + £0.10 booking fee

Duration: 1hr 30mins

Henry Jeffreys looks at 800 years of British history told through the medium of drink including the Gin Craze, famous port drinkers of the 18th Century, boozy misadventures in the tropics and the Royal Navy.

It will be based on Henry’s book Empire of Booze: British History Through the Bottom of a Glass. Henry is a respected journalist, wine and drinks critic and public speaker, who regularly contributes to the Guardian, Spectator, The Lady, The Oldie and Radio 4, amongst others, on the subjects of books, drink and popular culture. Ticket price includes a glass of port.

This event is sponsored by Master of Malt, who will be providing some free drinks at the event. 

This event will take place at Middlesbrough Central Library.

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