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A walk down history lane

02 Aug 2017

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Docklander Tony Bryer shared his knowledge about Docklands’ history at the Docklands History Group on July 27.

His presentation, titled “Victoria Dock in 13 Pictures”, showed the rich maritime and land history of the old Docklands.

Mr Bryer walked the audience through the construction of the Victoria Dock in the 1880s, the boom of the shipping industry in the 20th century and the early and recent urban renewal projects that formed today’s Docklands.

Docklands History Group meets at 6pm on every fourth Thursday of the month at Library at The Dock’s performance space.

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