Ex-Royal Navy Officer, Philip Beale talks about his book Atlantic BC which tells the remarkable story of his voyage in 2019 when he set sail in the Phoenicia, a reconstruction of a 6th century B.C wooden sailing ship.
He sailed from Carthage (modern-day Tunis) across the Atlantic towards Florida in an attempt to show it was the Phoenicians who were the first to discover America 2000 years before Columbus.
General Admission: £8
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