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Servants: A downstairs view of 20th century-Britain
Speaker: Lucy Lethbridge

Servants, (c) Lucy Lethbridge
  • Thursday 27 June 2013, 12.30PM
  • £12.95, Tickets from Betty's York, 01904 659142
  • Belmont Rooms, Betty's York, St Helen's Square (view map)

Event details

Discover the social history of the last century through the eyes of those who served. From the butler, the maid and the cook of 1900 to the au pairs, cleaners and childminders who took their place seventy years later, author Lucy Lethbridge will bring to life the voices of servants and domestic staff, largely ignored by history. This presentation will include a delicious Cream Tea, which includes home-made scones, jam and cream.

Speaker biography


Lucy Lethbridge has written for a number of publications and is also the author of several children's books, one of which, Who Was Ada Lovelace?, won the 2002 Blue Peter Award for non-fiction. She lives in London.

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