The Great Stink! Engineers, sewerage systems and the Victorian battle against dirt
11 July @ 19:30 - 21:00
Speaker: Tom Crook
The talk discusses the notorious ‘Great Stink’ of summer 1858 in London, its causes and the approach adopted to combat the problem. Tom is a Senior Lecturer in Modern British History at Oxford Brookes University.
Non-members welcome – a donation of £2.50 towards the meeting costs would be appreciated