An Illustrated talk 

Christopher Ward’s book about his grandfather, a young violinist on the Titanic, was described by Julian Fellowes, creator of Downton Abbey, as ‘a heart-breaking story, wonderfully told’. And the Band Played On, became an international best-seller and was made by the Discovery Channel into an award-winning documentary.
Ward, a former Fleet Street editor gives an illustrated talk about how he uncovered the scandal of the aftermath of the sinking of the Titanic: the fate of the 1,500 men, women and children who didn’t make it into a lifeboat.  His young grandfather’s body, one of few to be recovered, was found forty miles from the scene of the wreck ten days later and was buried in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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