Friday 22 November 2019. The Houses of Parliament: 1000 Years of a British Icon with Dr Caroline Shenton FSA FRHistS

Dr Caroline Shenton was formerly Director of the Parliamentary Archives, worked in the Palace for 18 years, and has written two acclaimed books on the Houses of Parliament.
She has appeared on BBC4, the Discovery Channel, BBC Parliament  and Radio 4.
Many of you may remember her lecture at The Arts Society Romsey in celebration of the anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, last year, which was rated excellent.

 

The day will commence at 10.00  and conclude at 15.00.
Included in the ticket price are coffee/tea and a buffet lunch.

 

The day will comprise:

 

10.00 JMW Turner and the Day Parliament Burned Down
11.00 Coffee
11.30 Mr Barry’s War:  Rebuilding the Houses of Parliament
12.30 Lunch
13.45 From the Blitz to Restoration & Renewal in the 21st Century
15.00 Close

 

Please note that all times are approximate and subject to change.

 

Each Study Day with Caroline includes the chance to have signed copies of Caroline’s acclaimed and prize-winning books:
‘The Day Parliament Burned Down’  and  ‘Mr Barry’s War’ on sale to our members at a discounted price.
Price: £35 per person (to be confirmed).
Tickets will go on sale from Tues Sept 3.

 

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