HeritageEvents

28
FEB
Temporality & Painting by Dr Anne Robinson
Gallery Elena Shchukina

Elena Shchukina invites you to an exclusive talk on temporality and painting from artist and curator Dr. Anne Robinson to accompany our current exhibition Sensitive Water Mapping by Amlie Ducommun.28th February 18.30 ‐ 19.30Free booking requiredDr. Anne Robinson is an…

01
MAR
Jack The Ripper
Caldicot Scout Hall

Roger is well known for his enthusiasm for re‐enactment of all things medical and is always an entertaining speaker. Tonight Caldicot Local History Society welcome him as he talks about one of the most famous villains in history ‐ Jack…

02
MAR
Queer City:London Club Culture 1918-1967
The Caravan Club

Queer City is a unique collaboration between the National Trust and The National Archives that will re‐create Londons most bohemian rendezvous The Caravan a queer friendly members club.The recreation will take place at the well‐known Freud Caf‐Bar on…


03
MAR
Royal Institution panel: Biased science
The Royal Institution of Great Britain

We cant always control what our brains do and unconsciously many of us are racist sexist and biased without meaning to be. Join sociologist Louise Archer psychologist Binna Kandola astrophysicist Emma Chapman and IOPsGender Balance Manager pre‐19Jessica Rowson as they…

04
MAR
Tower Bridge Engineering Tours
Tower Bridge Exhibition

Ever wanted to know what goes on behind the scenes at Tower Bridge Now is your chance.Our renowned Engineering Tours offer visitors a rare and extended tour of Tower Bridge from the fascinating Exhibition to the hidden depths of the…

10
MAR
Posterngate Tours
The Collection

Once a busy entrance to the ancient Roman city Posterngate is now separated from view by an unassuming door fifteen feet of earth and 1500 years of history but descend a short flight of stairs and youll be treading in…

11
MAR
Murder Mystery Evening
The House, Shuttleworth

Come back to the 1930s learn more about the Shuttleworth family and estate and use your little grey cells to solve a most dastardly crime The nights entertainment includes a three course dinner and teacoffee to finish. Optional overnight stay…

11
MAR
Discover Dahls archives
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.00pm and 2.00pmCost: £1 per participant adults and children. Price does not include Museum entry which you will also need to book to take part in the workshop.Age: recommended for 8 years to adult. Under 8s will…

13
MAR
An Evening with Levison Wood
Grand Opera House York

Nigel McIntyre in association with Wolfsong Media present An Evening with Levison WoodBest‐selling author photographer and TV presenter Levison Wood will be touring theatres across the UK in spring 2017 sharing his experiences and exploits as a modern day explorer.…

13
MAR
Royal Institution talk - Bruce Hood: Neuroscience
The Royal Institution of Great Britain

What can neuroscience tell us about our brains at every stage of our lives Former Christmas Lecturer Bruce Hood presents Jeff Bowers Maddy Long and Vincent Walsh for an evening exploring our changing minds from cradle to grave. In association…

14
MAR
The Inquiry: Mansion House Square & No. 1 Poultry
Royal Institute of British Architects

One of the questions posed within the exhibition is how we with the distance of time view Miess modern glass tower and Stirlings post‐International Style within the trajectory of architectural styles and architectural history. Some believe Miess scheme would have…

16
MAR
Twilight Talk - Luxury or Novelty? Fashion Fabrics
Fashion Museum Bath

Dr Caroline Ness and Dr Anita Quye of the University of Glasgow will outline their research into the use of synthetic fibres in fashion fabrics by British couturiers and ready to wear designers in the 1950s and 1960s. The speakers…

17
MAR
Royal Institution event - A light on Albemarle str
The Royal Institution of Great Britain

John Tyndall was appointed Professor of the Royal Institution in 1853 and within months was creating spectacular demonstrations using optical projection culminating in his famous Lectures on Light in 1872‐3. Using an original tri‐unial magic lantern and slides Jeremy Brooker…

18
MAR
York Literature Festival - A Conversation with Mar
Grand Opera House York

Mark Gatiss first came to prominence as one of the writerperformers of the award‐winning comedy troupe The League of Gentlemen. As well as appearing in Doctor Who Mark has written television scripts for four Doctors and co‐created the international hit…

18
MAR
York Literature Festival - A Conversation with Mic
Grand Opera House York

Michael Palin CBE is a founding member of the internationally renowned Monty Python team revelling in the fish‐slapping dance the lumberjack song and performing the Dead Parrot sketch more times than is good for anyone. He went on to co‐write…

19
MAR
COMBE MILLin STEAM
Combe Mill

COMBE MILLin STEAM Sun 19th March 2017Themed:‐ Science and Engineering at Combe MillCome along and experience the power of steam and water.Watch the laws of physics…

19
MAR
Deptford Creek Low Tide Walk
Creekside Discovery Centre

Our hugely popular monthly public low tide walks give you a different perspective of London and urban wildlife. Led by our conservationist with 30 years experience we guarantee you some good clean muddy fun Expeditions last about two hours and…

19
MAR
The Art of Gilding with John Brass
Chisholme House

When other precious metals have turned to powder through beating pure gold remains intact and continues to spread until it is just 250000th of an inch in thickness. This property is the basis for allowing gilded objects to give the…

20
MAR
Stefan Zweig: European, Humanist, Collector
The British Library

The Austrian writer Stefan Zweig 1881‐1942 was one of the most widely read and translated authors of his day. Zweig is less well known for owning a prestigious collection of literary musical and historical manuscripts which was most generously donated…

21
MAR
Deep life
The Royal Institution of Great Britain

In 1901 H. G. Wells a contemporary of Lowell published The First Men in the Moon in which he constructed a fantastically sophisticated society of insect‐like creatures Selenites living beneath the lunar surface. Since then the concept of subsurface life…

22
MAR
The Thin Red Line The Crimean War 1854-56
BourneHall Museum Home Education Group

Battles that have entered the public consciousness for conspicuous courage and military incompetence. This was the first war to be brought to the general publics attention by live reporting by W.H. Russell in The Times via the electric telegraph. It…

24
MAR
Tour of the Robert Elwall Photographs Collection
Royal Institute of British Architects

The RIBA is home to the worlds biggest architectural photographs collection and on this special tour our curators will share some of the jewels of the collection.This tour will include a visit to the library and the RIBA stores in…

25
MAR
Civic Saturdays at Metal
Metal @ Edge Hill Station

Transport past present and future at Edge Hill the first passenger railway station in the World. Well look at connections and the highs and lows of our Merseyside transport system from walkability to high‐speed rail and airports.Family fun in interesting…

26
MAR
An Audience with Martin Kemp - Mothers Day Special
Viva Blackpool

Spend Mothers Day Evening with a music and acting icon ‐ the frontman of a band which defined a generation of New Romantics and the star of stage and screen across a glittering career.From the incredible global success of SPANDAU…

26
MAR
Talk: Restoration of a Regency Gem
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Find out Lord Onglelys Swiss vision the Shuttleworth familys interventions and future plans for the garden in this fascinating talk by the Swiss Garden Manager Corinne Price. It will delight anyone who wants to know more about this unusual garden…

30
MAR
Twilight Talk: Historical Gloves - Status and Sple
Fashion Museum Bath

Fashion and design historian Rebecca Unsworth of Queen Mary University of London and the Victoria and Albert Museum will talk about gloves from the 1600s in the context of her work of early modern clothing and shared European fashion. The…

01
APR
Heritage Transport Show
Kent Showground

This event is for anyone with a passion or interest in vintage vehicles. The 2017 event will feature the South East Bus Festival with a display of over 100 vintage buses and the chance to experience a free ride on…

04
APR
Ancient Egypt: Treasures fit for a Pharaoh
The Collection

Tues 4th AprilAncient Egypt: Treasures fit for a Pharaoh ‐ a day run by the educated team. Admission free charge for crafts and trails …

05
APR
King Charles II
Caldicot Scout Hall

Join us for an entertaining evening with one of our favourite speakers Professor Roger Hutton who will reveal all about The Merry Monarch.All welcome.…

05
APR
Flint Knapping, making Stone Age Tools
BourneHallMuseum Children's Club

There will be two sessions 10.30am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 3.30pmLearn to shape flints like the ancient Stone Age craftsmen and discover the lost art of making stone tools.As part of a small group enjoy the opportunity…

08
APR
Titanic
BourneHallMuseum Children's Club

Plunging two miles to the ocean floor after sideswiping an iceberg during its maiden voyage. Rather than the intended Port of New York a deep‐sea grave became the pride of the White Star Lines final destination in the early hours…

08
APR
Warriors of Arundel Castle
Arundel Castle

Celebrating the 950th anniversary of Arundel Castle being ordered to be built Raven Tor Living History Group will bring key moments of the Castles history from 1067‐1644 to life through costume crafts weapons and combat displays.…

08
APR
World at War Weekend
The Helicopter Museum

Meet the troops in their living history encampmentsExpect wartime vehicles artillery and a plethora of costumed characters ranging from the Home Guard to front line soldiers through the decadesThis will be the first event to take place in and around…

09
APR
Heritage Railway - crafts open day
The Electric Railway Museum

Visit the Electric Railway Museums open days for a selection of gift and craft stalls amongstthe museums rich collection of historical locomotives along with interactive museum displays on electricity or you can take a ride on the miniature…

12
APR
The cutting edge: Surgery from scalpels to robots
The Royal Institution of Great Britain

Join award‐winning surgeon and researcher Pankaj Chandak on a journey of medical innovation from the first antiseptics of Joseph Lister to surgical robots. Hear how modern‐day surgeons are realising the impossible with 3D printing perfusion machines and antibody‐supressing drugs.Discounted tickets…

13
APR
Gladiator School
BourneHallMuseum Children's Club

Learn about the different types of fighting and weaponry. Witness as the resident Gladiators demonstrate their skills. Will it be thumbs up or thumbs down Are you brave enough to survive the arena Come and learn how to be…

14
APR
Haddon Hall Easter Events
Haddon Hall

Situated in the heart of the Peak District Haddon Hall will play host to age‐old archery in the chapel fields an Easter egg hunt hosted by the Easter Bunny and an exhibition delving into the traditions and rituals of this…

15
APR
Normans and Crusaders
Arundel Castle

Normans and Crusaders taking place at the Castle from 15‐17 April will transport visitors to the end of the 12th Century when England was under the rule of Richard the Lionheart. With King Richard dead and his unpopular brother John…

22
APR
In The Footsteps Walk
The Langdon Down Centre

A talk using maps architectural drawings and photographs to trace the timeline of the site. This is followed by a walk around the original Normansfield site locating the position of lost buildings and finding those that remain. The one hour…

22
APR
Illustrated Talk on the East Coast Railway
Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Sat 22nd April 2pm til 3.45pmMike Fowler returns to carry on the story of the East Coast Railway Line. £4 per ticket with tea and coffee…

22
APR
Shakespeare Birthday Parade
Town Hall Stratford upon Avon

Each year a fantastic Birthday Parade is held through the centre of Stratford‐upon‐Avon to celebrate William Shakespeares birthday and life in his home town. This year the Parade promises to be a feast for the eyes with many traditional elements…

22
APR
23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers Re-enactment Society
The Round House

Come and meet the dynamic 23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers Napoleonic Re‐enactment Societyat their training weekend on the bowling green at the Kymin. Society members will set up their camp practice drilling firing muskets and battlefield surgery. Camp followers and soldiers…

23
APR
Afternoon Tea & Talk: Celebrating National Tea Day
The House at Shuttleworth

With nearly 50 years of tea experience Malcolm can provide a great insight in the history of tea and how to grow it. There will be tasting pots and demonstrations on how to blend teas.After the talk enjoy a delightful…

23
APR
Big Steam Up! at Bursledon Brickworks
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

The first Steam‐up Sunday of the new season. All our resident traction engines and road rollers will be out in force. The museum will be in steam as well. Both the large steam engine and our small vertical one should…

25
APR
Liverpool Re-imagined - Unbuilt Liverpool!
Quaker House

SPEAKER: Mark Anthony Craig: Landscape Architect and Regeneration Officer; Chair of New Ferry Residents Association; WW2 re‐enactorTV and film extra.Liverpool has a very distinctive skyline. The Three Pier Head Graces the two Cathedrals the Radio City Tower and more recently…

27
APR
Workshop: House and Garden Photography
The House at Shuttleworth

New for 2017 a photography workshop that will allow you to capture impressive period interior images of The House at Shuttleworth a grand old mansion set in acres of parkland and the Regency picturesque vistas of our Swiss Garden with…

29
APR
Sealed Knot Fire Power Weekend
The Helicopter Museum

Following the success of 2016s event the Sealed Knot return to the Helicopter Museum this May bank holiday. Witness the fire power of cannon and muskets during English Civil War Re‐enactments. Then explore the soldiers living history encampment and meet…

29
APR
Costumes from Wolf Hall
Gainsborough Old Hall

Sat 29th April ‐ Mon 28th AugAn exciting exhibition of costumes from the acclaimed BBC Drama depicting the main characters of Henry VIIIs court at the time of Thomas Cromwells rise to power as Henrys chief advisor. Find some fascinating…

Updated: 27/02/2017 16:43:59