'Mothers Ruin' The story of Gin

Milly Lawson

East Midlands
Notice Period:
Short (maybe less than one month's notice)
Paid: £80 - £120
19th April 2021

Join Mildred Freeman, The Lady Historian to discover the wonderful and downright naughty history of glorious gin. Starting in the early 1100s and traveling through to our modern gin revolution allow Mildred to regale you with tales of bravery, plague, royalty, law, fuddled Georgians and intoxicated sailors! (With one or two Music hall songs thrown in for good measure!)

All talks are available on zoom and are presented in full Victorian costume live from Mildred's parlour!

Follow the link to watch this talks promo video on YouTube. https://youtu.be/zHffFlUD4Vk

Evening Zoom talks are £80 for an hours talk with additional time given at the end for a Q and A session. Day time rates vary.


"Brilliant speaker ! Loved her talk on gin ! Certainly knows her stuff!!"

"This evening Mildred presented to First Ladies WI Barking & Dagenham, The History of Gin, I can thoroughly recommend that if you are looking to book a speaker, then look no further than Mildred. She is very talented, knowledgeable and great delivery of her Talk. She made the whole evening a great experience."

"Literally like taking a trip to the past! Downright charming and authentically 

This talk can also be made into a Gin Tasting session. Please ask me about this!

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About Milly Lawson

With a passion for sharing history through story telling, songs and comedy Mildred Freeman was a character created by Milly Lawson whilst working at one of the last remaining music halls in the UK. With a background in heritage, education and as a professional cellist and performer, Milly researches, creates and delivers her history talks in an entertaining, insightful and (sometimes) very dramatic fashion.

Milly lives in Long Eaton, Nottingham with her loving husband (Mr Butler) and her young sons Ezra (the young squire) and Gideon (the young master). In her free time Milly can usually be found watching costume dramas whilst knitting and sipping hot coffee (or gin, depending on the time of the day).

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