TALK - Samuel Colt: the Yorkshire connection

talk - colt

2:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014 - 3:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014 at Leeds in the Bury Theatre

Commemorating the bicentennial of Samuel Colt’s birth

Saturday 19 July
2pm – 3pm
£5

Speaker

Peter Smithurst – Curator Emeritus, Royal Armouries and Board Member of the Colt Heritage Center

Samuel Colt (19 July 1814 – 10 January 1862) is one of those rare people who created, and also became, a legend – to many his name is still synonymous with ‘revolver’.

Not only did he revolutionise revolver design, he helped pioneer new manufacturing technologies, which would become the foundations of the consumer society. At the heart of his success were his Yorkshire connections!

To book

Book online below or tickets can also be booked by phone or email.

Tel: 0113 220 1888
Email: bookings@armouries.org.uk

Visitor Information

The location address, map and a guide to getting here can be found on the Visitor Information page


Buying event tickets

The PayPal ADD TO CART button will be visible when tickets are available to buy.

Clicking the ADD TO CART button will open the PayPal check out page in a new window.

Purchases can be made using a PayPal account – select check out with PayPal button.

Select the Check Out button if you prefer to pay by credit/debit card and do not wish to use a PayPal account.

If you want to select more tickets click the CONTINUE SHOPPING button and you will be returned to the event page.


Tickets are not posted out and must be collected from the venue prior to the event – bring your receipt as proof of purchase.