Following Rudyard Kiplings The Absent-minded Beggar

Venue: Bristol

Location: Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jun 19, 2010 End Date/Time: Jun 19, 2010
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Written to raise money for families of soldiers fighting in the Boer War, this poem is credited with raising between £250,000 and £300,000 (£14 and £17 million in todays money). The conference explores the hows and whys of that success.