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September 2017

Tudor Fashion with Eleri Lynn

11 Sep 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Hampton Court Palace
$20

Tudor Fashion: Dress at Court was released on 22 August and we’re pleased to announce that Eleri will be talking about the captivating story of Tudor dress. Far from being mere decoration, fashion was pivotal in the communication of status and power. It was used as a tool in securing and holding the tenuous Tudor throne and as a competitive weapon in the factions, intrigues and love-affairs of the court. This book presents new information about the fashions of the…

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Members-only viewing of the Crown Jewels

19 Sep 2017 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tower of London
$30

The Crown Jewels, part of the Royal Collection, are the most powerful symbols of the British monarchy and hold deep religious and cultural significance in our nation’s history. Come and see the jewels away from the crowds and enjoy a behind-the scenes look at this unique collection, including the hard-working Imperial State Crown, which is worn by HM The Queen for important national ceremonies, such as the annual State Opening of Parliament. 19 September Doors open at 18:30 for a 19:00 start,…

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Lunchtime Lecture with Eleri Lynn

25 Sep 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hampton Court Palace
$8

Eleri Lynn, Curator, will be talking about the Bacton Alter Cloth, taking place in The Garden Room. These monthly lunch lectures are a favourite among many members and the staff who have taken part, we hope you can join us. 25 September, 12noon The talk is followed by a light lunch buffet. Please note, this event will go on-sale at 09:00 on Tuesday 27 June 2017

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Queens of the Conquest

25 Sep 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tower of London
$20

In the first of four books in a series on England's medieval queens, Alison Weir tells the dramatic story of five Norman queens. She explorers the stories of Matilda of Flanders, who supported William the Conqueror in his invasion of England in 1066, to the turbulent Empress Maud (also known as Matilda), who fought a bitter war with her cousin King Stephen, and founded the Plantagenet dynasty in the 12th century as the mother of Henry II. Love, hate, ambition…

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