Truth or Myth? Animals of the New Forest and other stories

Gale Gould

South East
Notice Period:
Short (maybe less than one month's notice)
History, Professional, NADFAS, WI, U3A, Probus, etc
11th February 2020
History | Animals | Nature | New Forest

Have you ever heard of the pig that pointed? The donkey that held a vicar's daughter hostage? Or, the foal born of a red stag father and a New Forest pony mother?

These and other tales from the history of the New Forest, and surrounding areas, are examined in this informative and entertaining talk to discover the truth or myth of these accounts.

Format: Illustrated talk with slides. Length: approximately 40 mins + Q&A

Views: 160 | Enquiries: 3

About Gale Gould

Gale Gould is a final-year Doctoral researcher at the University of Southampton with an interest in political and environmental history. She is also a practicing New Forest commoner with the Right of Pasturage, meaning she can depasture cattle, ponies and donkeys on the Open Forest. Her speaking credits include the Chalke Valley History Festival, the New Forest and Hampshire County Show, the Royal Southern Yacht Club, and The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre (Havant).

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