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SWESRS Social & Community Group – Weird and Wonderful Gadgets.

Wednesday December 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Maurice Collins has earned himself a unique reputation as a collector of gadgets, distinguished by their eccentricity as well as the sheer enterprise of inventors through the last two centuries, determined to plug a gap in the consumer market. He has been amassing these marvellous items for over 40 years, sharing them, together with a wealth of ephemera and photos, with museums and galleries and talking about them to numerous audiences. His book, Eccentric Contraptions, was published in 2004 and is available for purchase through Amazon. To get a tantalising glimpse of the kind of objects he collects, watch him on YouTube as Britain’s Best Collector, an accolade from BidTV in 2010: https://youtu.be/s2H-9Giunug

The Social and Community Group is delighted to be presenting Maurice Collins on-line talking about some of the items in his extraordinary collection and engaging you in the process of fathoming the functions of the gadgets on display. This will be an hour of enlightenment, humour and surprises!

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Meeting ID: 993 1401 5923
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Meeting ID: 993 1401 5923

There is no charge for this event, but registration in advance is appreciated at www.ticketsource.co.uk/swesrs where a donation can also be made to the charity, CRISIS (supporting the homeless), if you so wish. All are most welcome!

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Date:
Wednesday December 9
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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