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Duke Street Church Hall

Duke Street
Richmond,TW9 1DH
www.dukestreetchurch.com

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October 2019

Talk: Richmond and Mortlake’s part in the founding of America and the launching of the British Empire

October 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Duke Street Church Hall, Duke Street
Richmond,TW9 1DH
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Hear how England’s merchant adventurers founded America before the Pilgrim Fathers and the part played by Richmond as the meeting place for Elizabeth I and her financiers, adventurers and colonists. Dr Simon Targett's book, New World Inc: How English Merchants Founded America and Launched The British Empire, co-authored wth American business writer John Butman, was published in 2018.

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November 2019

Talk by Dr Caroline Withall

November 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Duke Street Church Hall, Duke Street
Richmond,TW9 1DH
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The forgotten boys of the sea: Marine Society merchant sea apprentices 1771-1873

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December 2019

Talk by Susanne Groom: The lost buildings of Kew

December 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Duke Street Church Hall, Duke Street
Richmond,TW9 1DH
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Susanne Groom takes us on a tour of the lost 18th century buildings and follies in Kew Gardens, considering why they may have been built and speculating on the effects they produced on those who viewed them.

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