HeritageEvents

18
OCT
Great Apes conservation talk and auction at the Ro
The Royal Geographical Society

In celebration of the release of Remembering Great Apes ‐ a stunning book full of powerful images of apes taken by over 70 of the worlds top wildlife photographers ‐ the books collaborators are hosting an incredible launch event in…

20
OCT
The Haunted Castle
Warwick Castle

The Haunted Castle 2018With wondrous witches Horrible Histories and fearsome attractions experience Warwick Castles biggest ever Haunted Castle event this Halloween From 20th October4th November The Haunted Castle promises fearful levels of fun for all ages during the…

20
OCT
Guided Countryside Trail
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Youll visit the beautiful Chilterns woods that inspired Fantastic Mr Fox and Billy and the Minpins.Theres limited space on the trails so do book in advance to avoid disappointment. Bring comfortable shoes and a sense of adventure ‐ some paths…


20
OCT
Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill
Strawberry Hill House & Garden

This exhibition brings back to Strawberry Hill some of the most important masterpieces in Horace Walpoles famous and unique collection for a once‐in‐a‐lifetime exhibition. Horace Walpoles collection was one of the most important of the 18th century. It was dispersed…

20
OCT
Workshop: Writing up your Family History
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

with tutor Dr Barry JeromeHave you been researching your family tree and would like to write it up as a story but dont know how to start In the workshop Barry will help you get started and show you how…

20
OCT
Winchester, Early Medieval Power and Faith Symposi
Winchester Guildhall

Headlined by broadcaster and historian Dr Janina Ramirez this one day symposium is dedicated to exploring the great churches of Winchester at the time of the Anglo‐Saxons and Normans. As well Dr Ramirez confirmed speakers for the days programme include…

23
OCT
Halloween Special
Bourne Hall Museum Children Club

Come along and draw spooky pictures 10‐11am or 1.30pmto 2.30pmFor ages 6‐11Make a bendy Mummy11.30‐12.30pm 3‐4.30pm for ages 7‐11Each session is £7 per child £1 discount on second session if both are booked …

24
OCT
Norman Knights in the Keep
Arundel Castle

This October half term visitors to Arundel Castle will be able to find out what it was like living at the Castle in the early Norman period with weapons armour combat and craft demonstrations to bring the era to life.…

25
OCT
Evening Halloween Tours at Haddon Hall
Haddon Hall

Haddon Hall has stood for over 900 years bearing witness to the religious political and intellectual upheaval of The Reformation during the 16th and 17th centuries where superstition was rife amongst the general population leading to the populace taking measures…

25
OCT
Talk - Hidden History of Reading's War Graves
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

This is the story of Readings war graves and the men and women they honour meticulously researched and brought to life by the founder of the Reading Remembrance Trust. Stories include Private William Lewington who was tragically killed during a…

26
OCT
In Conversation with Jon Moore, British Couturier
Fashion Museum Bath

Discover Jons story from being the only boy at his local technical college studying A level dressmaking to Royal Couturier at Hardy Amies and designing for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Venue: Fashion Museum Bath Assembly Rooms Bennett Street Bath…

27
OCT
Autumn Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England.Some of our engines are now unique ‐…

27
OCT
Iri-ji Festival 2018 &20th Anniversary Celebration
The Royal Regency

The time has come for ICSN to celebrate our biggest annual event of the year ‐ The Iri‐ji New Yam Festival 2018 and this year our 20th anniversary celebration and you are all invited Join us on Saturday 27th October…

28
OCT
Parkland Tour
The House at Shuttleworth

Learn about its historical features and uses as well as its modern day management and preservation.…

30
OCT
Halloween A walk on the dark side.
Bourne Hall Museum

Hear tales of local folk who wont stay dead ghostly coach crashes and exploding gunpowder mills.Discover the story of Joan Butts Ewells witch. are you brave enough to dare to tread where the Resurrection Men once stood whilst…

31
OCT
Halloween A walk on the dark side
Bourne Hall Museum

Hear tales of local folk who wont stay dead ghostly coach crashes and exploding gunpowder mills.Discover the story of Joan Butts Ewells witch. are you brave enough to dare to tread where the Resurrection Men once stood whilst…

01
NOV
Pandemics! Fighting Infection Past and Present
Royal College of Nursing Scotland

Join us for the launch of our new exhibition and find out about the past present and future of infection control nursing during disease epidemics. Our speakers include Rose Gallagher. RCN Professional Lead for Infection Prevention and Control Marguerite Dupree…

06
NOV
Practical workshop-based SEO training course in Bi
Crowne Plaza Birmingham

Delivered to you by Think Cloud Studio in Birmingham we provide a range of practical workshop‐based SEO social media and internet marketing training courses for groups and on a 1:1 basis. 4 Steps1. SEO Training Workshop Classroom Based. 2018 Agenda.2.…

07
NOV
RCN Fellows Lecture: Gender on the Agenda
Royal College of Nursing

2018 marks the centenary of female suffrage in the UK yet many of us are still asking why gender equality has taken so long Join us for the annual RCN Fellows lecture to discuss the connection between womens rights and…

07
NOV
To remember last Epsom man to die in battle
Epsom Market Place

Who was killed in action on 7 November 1918 at Avenses Le‐Sec the last of the 455 borough residents who were killed during WW1. Public and schools are welcome. Please contact David Brooks on dbrooksepsom‐ewell.gov.uk if you would like your…

08
NOV
Talk - The End of World War One and its aftermath
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Mike Cooper is a local historian author and popular speaker.The Great War didnt end on 11th November 1918.What was signed was only an Armistice and peace treaties had to wait until 1919. Mike Cooper looks at…

09
NOV
Centenary Celebration: The End of the War
Lanark Memorial Hall

November 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One and to mark the occasion Lanark Memorial Hall will be hosting a celebratory street party in the main hall featuring period entertainment from That Swing Sensation and…

10
NOV
Terrific Tanks
BourneHall Museum Children's Club

The prototype of what became the Mark 1 Tank although initially termed Landships they were named tanks to preserve secrecy. Learn about the tank and as part of our special WW1 session Try make your own moving tankCost…

11
NOV
National chain of beacons
Bourne Hall Gardens

The beacons will symbolise the light of hope that emerged from the darkness of war and we hope that you can join us in this important national commemoration.The playing of the Last Post will be followed by singing from Epsom…

13
NOV
Jewish refugees and the nursing profession
Royal College of Nursing

From the anti‐Jewish pogrom on 9 and 10 November 1938 known as Kristallnacht increasing numbers of young German and then Austrian and Czechoslovakian Jewish women fled Nazi Europe for Britain agreeing to train as nurses in return for refuge. Using…

14
NOV
The Winifred Raphael Memorial Lecture
Imperial War Museum North

To commemorate a century since the end of the First World War the Research Societys annual lecture focuses on health in the armed forces. Group Captain Di Lamb PhD outlines a novel approach to improving psychological resilience in the Defence…

15
NOV
Suffrage and Citizenship in Ireland, 1912-1918
Senate House

It is no coincidence that Constance Markiewicz the first woman elected in 1918 was an Irish republican who had campaigned on an explicitly feminist and socialist platform. Feminism was a more vibrant force in Irish political life than is usually…

17
NOV
Maritime Boston
Boston Guildhall

A full day of talks including Boston and the Hanseatic League by Pamela Cawthorne Trade of the Port of Boston 1660‐1840 by Philip Riden Linking the Port to its hinterland: changes to the Witham 1700‐1850 and their effect by Rob…

17
NOV
Workshop: Making the most of autosomal DNA
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

with tutor: Debbie Kennettan internationally recognised expert speaker and writer on genetic genealogy. This workshop is a follow‐up to previous introductory talks in April and October which provided an introduction to DNA testing. It is aimed at individuals…

22
NOV
Eisenberg Lecture in Public History
Senate House

This lecture offers an opportunity to reflect on how by whom and for whom history is produced. It examines the teaching of public history in higher education acknowledging the recent powerful calls for new kinds of curricula focused on decolonisation.…

24
NOV
Workshop: Military Recordsfor family historians
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

with tutor Trevor MaidmentThis workshop will cover the main services: Army Navy RAF as well as some Merchant Navy. The aim of the workshop is to demonstrate what military records were created where they can be found online what information…

27
NOV
History Day 2018
Senate House

Discover research collections at this free one‐day event designed for history students researchers and writers. Plan your next research project meet specialist librarians & archivists hear from historical organizations talk to publishers and build your network. The day includes a…

27
NOV
INTBAU World Congress
The RSA

The INTBAU World Congress is a biennial forum which brings together global perspectives and knowledge for discussion and debate of pressing issues and difficultquestions facing the built environment in communities around the world.Over three sessions the Congress will explore what…

07
DEC
Dunster by Candleight
The Luttrell Arms Hotel

Dunster by Candlelight 7 and 8th December heralds the start of the festive season. Enjoy this magical occasion with a three night package from £345pp to include a Gala Dinner and easy access to all the entertainment late night shopping…

07
DEC
Dunster by Candlelight weekend break
Yarn Market Hotel

Stay in Dunster for this very special weekend where Dunster steps back in time the streets are closed to traffic the village lit by candlelight with shops open late a candlelit parade street entertainers carol singing brass bands morris dancers…

08
DEC
Meet a suffragette
Bourne Hall Museum Children Club

Listen to her arguments and learn why some women at the beginning of the twentieth century were driven to drastic measures to get their voices heard by the Establishment.Understand the different methods used by these pioneering ladies…

28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England.Some of our engines are now unique ‐…

15
JAN
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…

30
JAN
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…

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