Deeper than Indigo: voyages in search of forgotten explorer Thomas Machell, with Jenny Balfour Paul

Explorer, author and indigo expert Jenny Balfour Paul reveals the story of forgotten adventurer Thomas Machell, whose remarkable illustrated journals she discovered in the British Library. In her highly-acclaimed book, Balfour Paul weaves in her own extraordinary travels, by land and sea, through India, China, the Arab World and Polynesia

Deeper than Indigo: voyages in search of forgotten explorer Thomas Machell, with Jenny Balfour Paul

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Venue: Acorn Theatre

Explorer, author and indigo expert Jenny Balfour Paul reveals the story of forgotten adventurer Thomas Machell, whose remarkable illustrated journals she discovered in the British Library. In her highly-acclaimed book, Balfour Paul weaves in her own extraordinary travels, by land and sea, through India, China, the Arab World and Polynesia – even, like Machell, dodging pirates on board a cargo ship.

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