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Toby Hadoke - Hat Works

Toby Hadoke - Hat Works

Update: 2019-04-24


** Hats Reunited, Beavers & Nostalgia **

Your Tour Guide for this episode is the bloody lovely stand-up, writer, actor, comedy club owner and Dr Who #1 Fan - it's Toby Hadoke!

Join Toby and your host Vic Elizabeth Turnbull for a travel guide like no other, as they take you to Hat Works, the beacon of the Stockport skyline and one of the only museums in the world dedicated to the once thriving, hatting industry. Discover how hats went from rabbit to head and listen out for Toby who gets reunited with his very, first hat.

The tour also includes why museums are a safe option for the nervous traveller, Dr Who hat japery, plenty of nostalgia for the good old days and beavers, yes beavers.

The Tourist Podcast is an alternative travel guide, with the funniest people on the planet; offering a no-holds barred tour of the UK's best kept secrets, backstreet dives and some unlikely destinations.

Guests & Location

Find out more about Toby and where you can see him live next - over at and on his twitter too @TobyHadoke

The Hat Works is free to visit. Head to their website for opening times and info about special events and what not


Written, Produced & Edited: Vic Elizabeth Turnbull

A MIC Production

Extra music & SFX, & and

Guitalele's Happy Place by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.

Artwork Design: Matthew Butcher @Mattbutcher46

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Toby Hadoke - Hat Works

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Vic Elizabeth Turnbull