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Lunchtime Talk – December

10 December - 10 December, 2019

Lunchtime Talks I Discovery Point

Tues 10 December I 12:30-13:00

all ages / drop in / free

Delve deeper into our museum collections and find out more about our objects, artworks and gallery themes in our free thirty minute lunchtime talks.

Tues 10 December: An insight into the Frank Plumley collection.

Frank Plumley lived a very full life. He joined Discovery as a stoker from H.M.S Gibraltar at Capetown, South Africa. During the expedition he took an active part in the polar camp, taking part in practice runs to test equipment and sledging journeys. He was part of Lieutenant Barnes first attempt to reach Cape Crozier in March 1902 and he later played a part in Captain Scott’s Western Attempt in October 1903. After Discovery Plumley served on a served on a number of ships including Dreadnought, Venus and King George V and her saw active service with the Navy during World War I. He returned to civilian life in 1919 where he was employed as a blacksmith at Gun Wharf in Portsmouth.

 

For further information:

  1. audiences@dundeeheritage.co.uk I t. 01382 309065

 

Please note:

  • Whilst every effort is taken to ensure this information is accurate, mistakes do happen. Dundee Heritage Trust reserves the right to make changes as necessary.
  • This is a drop in session included in museum admission and no booking is required, however please be aware that our drop-in sessions can be very popular and have a limited capacity, and we therefore can’t guarantee that spaces will always be available