HeritageEvents

08
DEC
Death Machines: The Ethics of Violent Technologies
Conway Hall

As innovations in military technologies race toward ever‐greater levels of automation and autonomy debates over the ethics of violent technologies tread water.In her talk Dr Elke Schwarz reframes these debates arguing that the way we conceive of the ethics of…

08
DEC
Pre-Concert Talk: Robert Hugill - The Fascinating
Conway Hall

British composer journalist and lecturer Robert Hugill returns to Conway Hall for a free Pre‐Concert Talk exploring the invention and evolution of the saxophone.When it was invented by Adolphe Saxe the saxophone was only one of a number of instruments…

13
DEC
Candlelit Evening Tours
Canons Ashby House

Join us for a special after‐hours tour around the decorated house as a fascinating festive treat. Youll be welcomed with a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie followed by an atmospheric tour around some of the main rooms…


14
DEC
A World War 2 Christmas
Bourne Hall Museum Children Club

Many men were fighting abroad in the armed forces or were being held as prisoners of war. Women might also be away in the services or carrying out war work. Many children spent Christmas away from home as evacuees.…

14
DEC
Rabbit Hole: Live Podcast with Iain Lee & Katherin
The Half Moon

Iain Lee Im A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here BBC Radio 4 talkRADIO and Katherine Boyle BBC Radio 4 talkRADIO present an hour of silliness stupidity and probably 1 or 2 Cher and Neil Diamond songs.The Rabbit Hole is…

17
DEC
Winchester Ghost Tour
Royal Oak, Royal Oak Passage,

Our guides will take you on a journey around the citys historic streets sharing its many secrets with you. Youll hear about the bloody plots of treason horrific deaths and tales of dark deeds that all took place.Along the way…

18
DEC
Southampton Ghost Tour
Outside Tudor House

Right from the start you will be gripped by the many ghostly stories from Southamptons eerie past. The tours include live actors who take on the part of Southamptons most notorious ghosts including the owner of Tudor House Sir John…

28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old textile mill steam engines some of the machines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the north of England. Our oldest engine is now 180 years old and most…

11
JAN
WW2 RATIONING A FAIR SHARE FOR ALL?
Bourne Hall Museum Children Club

Find how important your ration books wereif you didnt have one you got no food.Sugar meat fats bacon and cheese were rationed by coupon and other foods such as tinned goods dried fruit cereals and biscuits were rationed…

11
JAN
Exhibition about "The Rising of the North"
Brancepeth Castle

Exhibition telling the story of the Rising of the North ‐ Brancepeth CastleTo be held at Brancepeth Castle ‐ where it all began 450 years ago.Brancepeth Castle is a private house not normally open to the public. Come along and…

22
JAN
Royston Cave and the Templars?
Halsey Hall

Royston Cave is an enigma. No records of its age or purpose exist. Some theories suggest it was used by the Knights Templars others by King James I and the Freemasons.Keith Fitzpatrick‐Matthews Museum Curator for North Herts Museum will present…

08
FEB
Anglo-Saxons or the not so Dark Ages
Bourne Hall Museum Children Club

Mercenaries had for many years fought in the Roman army in Britain so they were not total strangers to the island. Their invasions were slow and piecemeal and began even before the Romans left. There is even some evidence to…

13
FEB
Thinking on Science: Origins - How the Earth Made
Conway Hall

As a species we are shaped by our environment. Geological forces drove our evolution in East Africa; mountainous terrain led to the development of democracy in Greece; and today voting behaviour in the United States follows the bed of an…

20
FEB
The future of food
Royal Geographical Society

Hungry to know how you can eat more sustainably Curious about the future of the food on our platesOur expert panel will look at food security and the potential role of new technology as well as how we can be…

23
FEB
Thinking on Sunday: Among the Women of Isis
Conway Hall

In early 2014 the Islamic State clinched its control of Raqqa in Syria. Baghdadi the leader of ISIS urged Muslims around the world to come join the caliphate. Witnessing the brutal oppression of the Assad regime in Syria and moved…

12
MAR
Geographical journeys: microlectures
Royal Geographical Society

An evening packed with tales of adventure and discovery to entertain and inspire.Discussion encouraged afterwards in the bar.Organised by the Younger Members Committee.Venue: Royal Geographical Society 1 Kensington Gore Greater London SW7 2ARPriceStandard: GBP 12.0Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com476373‐0pid269…

14
MAR
Blitzed Britain
Bourne Hall Museum Children Club

Over 350 bombers flew across the Channel from airfields in France and dropped 300 tons of bombs on the docks and streets of the East End of London. The Blitz had beguna constant rain of death that fell…

20
MAR
Geographical lates: British landscapes
Royal Geographical Society

Every landscape has a story to tell and Britain has many landscapes.Listen to some of these stories as our experts guide you around our island discover tips for your next staycation and learn how we can all live a little…

04
APR
World @ War
The Helicopter Museum

This is your chance to meet the troops of various world conflicts hold authentic weaponry used by these brave individuals and view some rare wartime memorabilia.There will be over 120 re‐enactors on site alongside over 30 wartime vehicles artillery pieces…

04
APR
Heritage Transport Show
Kent Showground

The Heritage Transport Show will feature the popular South East Bus Festival with a display of over 125 vintage buses. Visitors can also ride some of the vintage vehicles on display. The Show will have over 1000 vintage vehicles including…

08
APR
Thinking on Science: The Alchemy of Us
Conway Hall

In her new book The Alchemy of Us scientist and science writer Ainissa Ramirez examines eight inventionsclocks steel rails copper communication cables photographic film light bulbs hard disks scientific labware and silicon chipsand reveals how they shaped the human experience.…

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