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TAS: James Cook: Raising Anchors and Digging for Cottages with Phil Philo
28/Nov/2017 @ 19:30 - 21:00£4.00
Embarking on a journey through the life connected to Captain Cook, Middlesbrough’s greatest son, Phil will discuss all things Cook, incorporating Archaeology. This will include raising the anchors of the Endeavour and the guns off the Great Barrier Reef; searching for the Endeavour in Newport Harbour, Rhode Island; and digging for Cook’s family cottage in Stewart Park and Great Ayton.
Phil Philo is the Senior Curator, Dorman Museum, part of Middlesbrough Council’s ‘Museums Service’ along the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, Stewart Park. Dorman Museum houses a items in eight themed display galleries. Phil is in charge of service management, strategic development, exhibitions programming and gallery development.
Phil’s specialism with regards to his knowledge on all things related to Captain James Cook is extremely unique.
Lectures are free for members (see here on how to join) or come along as a guest for only £4 at the door (if you then decide to join we’ll take the £4 as part payment).