The Dark Side of Life:

Stories of Murder, Mystery, Smuggling and Crime

The history of Chichester and surrounding Downs and Coastline is bursting with stories of death, crime and misdemeanours!

This talk looks in detail at the lives of the ordinary folk and analyses the myriad of troubles that beset them on a day to day basis – disease and death, poverty and petty crime, punishments and prison, smuggling and tax avoidance plus murder most foul!

With lots of pictures and reports to bring it all to life, there will no longer be the temptation to think that life was easy in the ‘good old days’.