An illustrated talk by Polly Bagnall and Sally Beck about Ferguson’s Gang, eccentric women philanthropists who saved and donated buildings and places of historic importance to the National Trust. Find out how Red Biddy, Bill Stickers, Sister Agatha and the other Gang members made conservation popular during the 1920s and 30s. Polly is the granddaughter of the Gang’s architect whose pseudonym was The Artichoke. Sally Beck is a freelance national newspaper and magazine journalist. Polly Bagnall and Sally Beck are co-authors of Ferguson’s Gang, the Remarkable Story of the National Trust Gangsters.
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