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A FAMILY workshop is being held discussing pirates and their search for treasure.

Dr Cheryl Butler will present the talk called Pirates, Privateers and a Wedge of Gold at the Greyladyes Arts Centre, School Road in Bursledon.

The days of famous seamen Raleigh, Drake and Frobisher will be explored at the event organised by the Greyladyes Arts Foundation.

The workshop takes place on Tuesday, January 10, from 8pm. Tickets cost £5 and can be bought by calling (023) 8040 4649 or email

A limited number of tickets will be available on the door. An additional pre-lecture meal is also on offer. Call (023) 8040 3836 for more.