HeritageEvents

23
FEB
Traditional English Craft Beer Pub Experience
Clerkenwell London

Join a craft beer enthusiast and Accredited Beer Sommelier on an afternoon walk around some of the best craft beer pubs and bars in a fascinating and historic area of London.Well take a scenic route around Clerkenwell and Holborn stopping…

24
FEB
The Listed Property Show
Kensington Olympia Exhibition Centre

The Listed Property Show organised by the Listed Property Owners Club is back at Olympia London for the 12th year on 24‐25 February 2018. Meet with the biggest collection of listed building suppliers and specialists across one weekend under one…

24
FEB
Workshop - Family History Websites
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Tutors:Gillian Stevens and Chad HannaLearn more about the many and varied web‐sites which can help you unlock your familys past including many which are free to access and others for which a subscription or pay per view is…


24
FEB
FREE Rrefreshments & Drinks, Speaking and Informal
Orassy

GET AN INSIDE LOOK AT A UNIQUE INCOME OPPORTUNITY THAT CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFEWe are very proud to announce a very special guest speaker Carlos Gonzales from Arizona USA explaining the importance of how your body can heal itself in…

24
FEB
Comedy in Eastern Europe?
The Bill Murray

The show will be performed in ENGLISH.Lets be honest when you think of Eastern Europe you hardly think of comedy. Then again when you think of the Middle East you hardly think comedy when you think of China or Uruguay…

24
FEB
ROCK & ROLL HIGHLIGHTS LONDON SOHO WALK (FREE)
Criterion Theatre (OUTSIDE)

Join me on a fun Rock and Roll Highlights Walking Tour around Londons Soho area. I have created a unique 90‐minute walking tour which will take you on a musical journey through the 1960s and 1970s to Sohos top Rock…

27
FEB
EUROPA 6: France + Spain
RIBA

The RIBAs EUROPA: Connecting Ideas Across Borders talks series focuses on the relationship between European countries and the UK. The talks provide a platform for emerging architects practicing in Europe to engage in critical dialogues with UK audiences about contemporary…

28
FEB
Mapledurham Mill - a talk by Corry Starling
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Corry Starling is the miller at Mapledurham Mill the last commercially operated mill on the River Thames.A mill has existed on the site for over a thousand years and is referred to in Domesday.The mill is part of…

05
MAR
Making a Perfect Gem: The artists and crafts
Two Temple Place

In this lecture Barbara Bryant author of Two Temple Place: A Perfect Gem of Late Victorian Art Architecture and Design introduces the craftsmen and artists behind the extraordinary decorative scheme for the Astor Estate Office. In order to realise William…

06
MAR
Must Do Better: Improving Gender Diversity in Arch
RIBA

Join us as we celebrate International Womens Day with an evening focused on improving gender diversity in architecture practices particularly at senior level. This event is in collaboration with Dezeen who recently published a survey revealing the astonishing lack of…

11
MAR
Architectural Tour: Two Temple Place
Two Temple Place

Take your place on an exclusive private tour of Two Temple Place and discover the fascinating history behind one of Londons most eccentric buildings and its stunning ornamentation.The tour will last approx. 1 hr including time for any questions. Doors…

14
MAR
Greenham Common's History - a talk by Penny Stokes
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

To many people the name Greenham Common conjures up an image of women‐only peace camps protests against cruise missiles and conflict with the police but behind this lies a much longer and more varied history.Eminent local author and historian Penny…

15
MAR
Jazz Age Design: Pattern and Interiors between the
Two Temple Place

The vigour and exuberance of the Jazz Age was arguably best reflected in its designs for patterns and the new trends adopted in the decoration of interiors. The traditional Arts and Crafts aesthetic of the pre‐war years was swept away…

15
MAR
An Evening With Peter Andre - Unscripted
Middlesbrough Theatre

Born in England and raised in Australia Peter Andre first rose to fame as a singer during the nineties. Influenced by the soul and dance music of his youthhis big break came in 1990 as a contestant on the television…

17
MAR
D-Day
Bourne Hall Museum Kid's Club

They landed at the edges of the invasion area on the Normandy coast to secure the western and eastern flanks of the beachheads and protect them from German attacks. Failure would have given Hitler the opportunity to initiate an eleventh‐hour…

17
MAR
Architectural Photo Walk: Robin Hood Gardens
RIBA

This architectural photo walk explores Alison and Peter Smithsons social housing project Robin Hood Gardens a project that has probably garnered more mythology than any other social housing estate in Britain. A defining example of Brutalist architecture while admired by…

18
MAR
Combe Mill in Steam
Combe Mill

COMBE MILLin STEAM Sun 18th March 2018Themed:‐ Science and Engineering at Combe MillCome along and experience the power of steam and water.Watch the laws of physics…

20
MAR
EUROPA 7: Baltic States
RIBA

The RIBAs EUROPA: Connecting Ideas Across Borders talks series focuses on the relationship between European countries and the UK. The talks provide a platform for emerging architects practicing in Europe to engage in critical dialogues with UK audiences about contemporary…

24
MAR
Get The Guy - Transform Your Love Life, London, 24
Amba Hotel Marble Arch

Get The Guy UK events team welcomes women looking for dating advice and ladies who just want to gain confidence to apply in other areas of their life too. In one afternoon you will learn; our best tried‐and‐tested secrets that…

26
MAR
The Pursuit of Pleasure: Where Jazz Took Hold
Two Temple Place

Britain at large was not ready for the arrival of jazz in 1918 but the music took hold in a cluster of West End sitessome exclusive some underground and all dedicated to the pursuit of pleasure. These clubs…

31
MAR
Croxteth Hall Ghost Hunt
Croxteth Hall

Croxteth Hall Liverpool Ghost HuntSaturday 31st March 2018 at 8 PM ‐ 2 AM Tickets £39Includes Hot Drinks And SnacksNew Year new paranormal experience of Croxteth Hall. In 2018 we will gain entry into more rooms than have never before…

31
MAR
Normans and Crusaders
Arundel Castle

Set within a tented encampment on the American lawns this Easter weekend visitors will witness breath‐taking demonstrations of Norman weaponry armour combat archery and falconry. There will also be craft displays and have‐a‐go archery for the over 8s to ensure…

03
APR
Horrible Ewell
BourneHall Museum

Tread in the footsteps of the body‐snatchers and see where they plied their grisly trade. Hear stories of witches tragic coach crashes and folk who wont stay dead Discover Ewells historic jail and see what eighteenth‐century justice was like. Please…

04
APR
Making Stone Age Tools
Bourne Hall Museum Childrens Club

As part of a small group under the tuition of master flint knapper James Dilley enjoy the opportunity to make your own authentic Stone Age tool to take home.Learn some of the ancient survival skills needed to…

05
APR
Hidden Ewell Walk
BourneHall Museum

In a guided walk around the village.Hidden beneath the modern village are secrets dating from prehistoric times.Visit Bourne Halls sacred lake with its offerings to the ancient gods.Tread in the footsteps of the Romans…

07
APR
Heritage Transport Show
Kent Showground

The Heritage Transport Show is for anyone with a passion or interest for vintage vehicles. The Show will feature the popular South East Bus Festival with a display of over 100 vintage buses. Visitors can also ride some of the…

07
APR
World at War Living History Weekend
The Helicopter Museum

Meet British German and Russian troops in their encampments explore the Vietnam Village and get up close to incredible artillery and weapons including the 30 foot Bristol Bloodhound Missile.Historic aircraft will be visiting the museum the weekend subject to flying…

07
APR
When a Knight won his Spurs
Bourne Hall Museum Childrens Club

Did he throw his bones over his shoulder or was it all very polite Watch as he is dressed and armed for combat. We then follow him as he takes part in his first tournament a preparation for the…

09
APR
Stepping Out: Sumptuous Shoes of the Jazz Age
Two Temple Place

Arts Society lecturer Mary Alexander presents an exploration of shoe design in the Jazz Age with its associated imagery and personalities in a time of daring hemlines lyric legs Oxford bags and snazzy co‐respondents.Mary Alexander trained as an art historian…

11
APR
History of Southcote Manor - a talk by Mike Cooper
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Mike has had a lifelong interest in history especially military and local history.Following a history degree he worked as a librarian with both Reading University and Reading Library.In addition he has written three books on the…

12
APR
Horrible Epsom
Please meet by the Clock Tower

Discover dark deeds wrongdoings and ghosts who wont rest in peace. Hear tales of Epsoms own highwayman and the life of the evil Lord Rochester together with the even more wicked Lord Lyttleton. Relive the time when a visit to…

13
APR
Spring Walk & Lunch with the Head Gardener
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Our Head Gardener will share the story of the garden those who created it and the recent restoration project which has brought this wonderful Regency landscape back to life.Enjoy lunch afterwards with an opportunity to chat informally to…

14
APR
Walking Tour: All that Jazz!
Two Temple Place

This walk explores nearly 100 years of jazz history in the West End from the arrival of the first Americans in 1919 and the development of Jazz in Britain during the interwar years stopping at many of the sites of…

14
APR
Living History Weekend
Arundel Castle

Commemorating the 950th Anniversary of Arundel Castles initial construction in 1068. Find out what it was really like to live at the Castle in the early Norman period in this absorbing two‐day event. With weaponry armour and combat demonstrations there…

14
APR
Getting Started with DNA - talk by Debbie Kennett
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Debbie Kennett is an internationally recognised expert speaker and writer on genetic genealogy. DNA testing is now all the rage but what can you really learn from a DNA test This talk provides an introduction to the use of DNA…

15
APR
Curators Tour: Rhythm & Reaction: The Age of Ja
Two Temple Place

Join curator Catherine Tackley on an exclusive tour of Rhythm & Reaction: The Age of Jazz in Britain to discover more about the fascinating inspirations and themes of this exhibition.Doors will open at 10:15 and the exhibition caf will open…

15
APR
Annual Tulip Festival
Arundel Castle & Gardens

During April and May Arundel Castle is the place for tulip enthusiasts.During this period over 60000 tulips will bloom in the Castles stunning gardens providing visitors with one of the most impressive tulip displays in the country. A wide range…

21
APR
Workshop - Census Records
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Tutor: Tony RobertsThis workshopexplores theorigins and contextof census the formats of19th and 20thcentury data and how to get the best out of census documents. It looks brieflyatsome less familiar or older census and quasi‐census recordsdiscussesthepitfalls and limitationsin usingcensus dataand also…

25
APR
Parkland Tour
The House at Shuttleworth,

Join us for a walk through time around the parkland of the Shuttleworth Estate. Learn about its historical features and uses as well as its modern day management and preservation.Please note this is a two hour walk for competent walkers.Event…

25
APR
Living through the Civil War - a talk
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Speaker ‐ Catherine SampsonCatherine developed her love of history in childhood and pursued it at University in Sheffield and later Oxford where she graduated with a Masters Degree in English Local History. Her dissertation subject being the impact of the…

01
MAY
Allium Extravaganza
Arundel Castle

During May & June 2018 eruptions of pom‐pom headed alliums will burst into bloom at Arundel Castle.Exploding into flower with bright blooms towering over neighbouring plants its easy to see why alliums are a firm favourite with the nations gardeners…

06
MAY
May Day 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 ‐…

09
MAY
Henry Marten - a talk by Dr Manfred Brod
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Manfred is a local historian specialising in the Thames Valley in the 16th and 17th centuries. He has a doctorate from Oxford University and is the author of two books and numerous papers. The period of the Civil War and…

19
MAY
'Fighting Monks' The Antics of the Knights Templar
The Banovallum School,

This event will be held at Horncastle and includes the following talks on thesubject of the Knights Templar: The Military Orders and Collapse off the Crusade States in the Levant by Nicholas Morton Bostons Forgotten Crusade by Andrew…

23
MAY
Place-names of Berkshire - talk by David Peacock
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

In a break from this quarters theme of the Civil War we are delighted to welcome local historian and author Dr David Peacock to talk about the fascinating subject of place names. David is a former teacher of politics and…

26
MAY
Castle Siege
Arundel Castle

A firm family favourite this three‐day event will cover all aspects of a 15th century siege. Forces from England and France will enter into conflict twice a day using replica medieval canons archers fully armoured knights and men at arms…

27
MAY
Spring 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 ‐…

31
MAY
9)David Starkey- Henry VIII: The First Brexiteer
Revelation

English constitutional historian and presenter David Starkey best known for Channel 4s The Six Wives of Henry VII and Monarchy presents this insightful talk on Henry VIII and history repeating itself in Henry VIII: The First BrexiteerHenry VIII like a…

Updated: 23/02/2018 04:43:25