Saturday, December 3

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Pass The Hat – Stone Nest
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Pass The Hat – Stone Nest

How many of you have researched your family tree only to come to a dead end because the trail goes cold?  Do we secretly hope that we will comes across an ancestor with a colourful family history or a skeleton in the family cupboard?  Oliver Bennett’s interest was peeked when he was seven or eight years old when his grandad would not disclose details about his great grandfather.  Many years later as his grandad’s memory began to fade and Bennet’s hopes of finding further information disappeared with it, he decided to read a book that had been given to him years earlier which was the autobiography ‘Farewell Leicester Square’ written by his great grandad.  It was the pandemic when Bennett had time on his hands as most actors did, and the book sparked an idea, to find out...