Category Archives: History

Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies to be adapted for stage by Royal Shakespeare Company

 This is a special post for my bookgroup, who are working diligently to get through Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies Hilary Mantel‘s Booker Prize winning novels will be played in two parts at the Swan Theatre  from 11 … Continue reading

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The Course, Art History Lectures: Courts and Monarchs

Although I haven’t attended any of the lectures/visits/walks offered by “THE COURSE”,  the offerings have piqued my interest and when i can find the time, I will definitely attend at least one. The Course was started in 1994 by Mary … Continue reading

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Vivaldi and Handel in the intimate and unique setting of the Tower of London – October 8th

              The Band of the Chapels Royal, HM Tower of London From the Tower “Experience the beauty and splendour of three baroque masterpieces in the historic and intimate surroundings of Henry VIII’s Chapel in … Continue reading

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The Arab Uprisings- LSE on October 25th

  From the LSE :  “For many living in the Arab world, change felt like a distant dream. But the desperate act of a young Tunisian man in October 2010 would be the touchpaper that united people in anger and … Continue reading

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Hidden Spaces and History at Somerset House

Hidden Spaces and History… Somerset House offers hour long tours in which  you’ll discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, scientific curiosity and naval power, extravagant entertainments and ‘the King’s Shilling’, as they lead you from the airy lightwells … Continue reading

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Allied Bombing of German Cities – Intelligent Squared debate on October 25th

Intelligence Squared is launching a new series of history debates covering controversial events of the 20th century.   This will be kicked off in October with “The Allied bombing of German cities in World War II was unjustifiable”, with historians … Continue reading

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British Museum – Shakespeare Staging the World July 19- November 25th

From the British Museum “The British Museum is staging a major exhibition on the world of Shakespeare, in collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company.  The exhibition provides a unique insight into the emerging role of London as a world city, … Continue reading

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