Award winning Journalist to lecture at Museum of Bath at Work

Clarks' Street factory around 1910
Mark Palmer with former employees at Wells
Mark Palmer with former employees at Wells

Mark Palmer a writer and editor at the Daily Mail is presenting the prestigious Annual Michael Cross Lecture at the Museum of Bath at Work on Wednesday 10th September on the history of the world famous Clarks Shoe business and the family which established it.

Mr Palmer's latest book on the history of Clarks Shoes
Mr Palmer’s latest book on the history of Clarks Shoes

Author of the definitive study on the company -‘Made to Last-The Story of Clarks Shoes’ Mr Palmer’s lecture, entitled ‘Family Values and Family Business’ will look at the history of firm and the dynamic of business and family relations.

Many Bathonians worked for Clarks either at their large Rush Hill factory or at the shoe making machinery business C & J Clarks in Oldfield Park.

Lecture begins at 7.00 p.m. with light refreshments from 6.30 p.m. and tickets are £7.50 from the Museum of Bath at Work on 01225 318348 or mobaw@hotmail.com.

For more details please contact Stuart Burroughs at the Museum of Bath at Work