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On Friday night I attended a public lecture, the 66th in a series which started back in 1917!  The venue was the Nelson School of Music where that 1917 lecture was held.  It was full (around 350 people), it had been booked out for weeks.

Thomas Cawthron
Thomas Cawthron

The event commemorates Nelson benefactor Thomas Cawthron, who when he died in 1915 left almost quarter of a million pounds to set up what is now the Cawthron Institute.

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