Tag Archives: Henry VIII of England

The Mary Rose Rises Again

Visiting the Vasa in Stockholm a few weeks ago was a highlight of our trip. The Vasa is a Swedish warship which sank after sailing less than a nautical mile on her maiden voyage in 1628. She was salvaged in … Continue reading

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Fallen In Love – The Secret Heart of Anne Boleyn performed at Tower of London

I love going to the theatre in London in settings which offer historical realism, and the new play about Ann Boleyn performed at the Tower Of London  has received great reviews.  According to the four star Huffington Post review, “A … 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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National Portrait Gallery – Images of Tudor Queens lecture by Alison Weir

If you’re not doing anything mid-day tomorrow, Alison Weir will be giving a free lecture in the Ondaatje Wing Theatre at the National Portrait Gallery at 1:15pm about iconic portraits of Anne Boleyn and other Tudor Queens in the Collection, … Continue reading

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