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March 2019

Shadow King: The Life and Death of Henry VI

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Richmond,TW9 4DU
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£10

A talk and signing to coincide with the publication of a new popular history study on the life of King Henry VI, by Dr Lauren Johnson; author of The Arrow of Sherwood (2013) and So Great a Prince (2016).

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Behind the scenes tour

March 29 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 22, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on March 29, 2019 at 11:00am

The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Richmond,TW9 4DU
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£10

We are opening the doors of The National Archives' repositories to offer you the chance to go behind the scenes.

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April 2019

An evening with Dame Stella Rimington

April 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Richmond,TW9 4DU
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£35

Dame Stella was appointed head of the Security Service (better known as MI5) in 1992 - the first woman to take the post and the first Director General to have been publicly named in the government’s spirit of openness.

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May 2019

From the bomb to The Beatles

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Richmond,TW9 4DU
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£15

Trace the fascinating cultural and social developments in Britain in the twenty years following the Second World War; from the restricted culture of 1945 to the dawn of heady freedoms in the 1960's

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Archives at Night: Cold War Revealed

May 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Richmond,TW9 4DU
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£15

From pop culture to spies and scandal - test your trivia knowledge at this fun evening event at the UK’s very own home of history, The National Archives.

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June 2019

Creative writing workshop: Protect and survive

June 22 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Richmond,TW9 4DU
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£45

This is a creative writing workshop touching upon themes ranging from Cold War bunkers, censorship and redaction.

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