WhereWildwood Cinema, 43 Market Street, Wantage, OX12 8AW
WhenSecond Wednesday of the month (usually)
7.15pm for 7:30pm start
ContactFaith Culshaw
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Snakes and Guns in the Sudan

 with Michael Beverly

7.30pm Wednesday 10th July 2024

The Sudan is a vast country stretching along the Nile from the Islamic desert areas in the north to the Christian sub-Sahara, Sahel and swamps of the south – a troubled land with a history of conflict dating back to the time of the Pharaohs. Various governments and aid agencies have struggled there for decades. But the four horsemen of the apocalypse continue, right up to the present – and largely ignored – disaster. Michael Beverly was able to work there as a jobbing surgeon with the Red Cross. History, geography, politics, drought, famine, floods, banditry, camels, medical science and war – what more could you want? Snakes and Guns perhaps?

Michael is an orthopaedic surgeon. He recently completed a DPhil at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford.


 If you’d like to have a meal in Wildwood before the talk, please book your table beforehand – by 5pm on the day at the latest – and let the staff know you’re attending the talk. If not, you can just buy a drink at the bar and bring it in to the cinema.

Places limited to seating capacity (there is no booking system so to be sure of a seat please come early, leave your coat on a seat and get a drink at the bar!)

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