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November 2019

Wine tasting: Madeira, sherry and port

November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU
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£45

The National Archives is delighted to present a series of wine tastings, themed around some of its immense catalogue of documentation relating to wine and trade.

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The women in Richard III’s life

November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU
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£10

Behind every controversial man, there are women whose histories have been obscured or mythologised.

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Catalogue Day at The National Archives

November 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU
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Free

This highly popular annual event, organised by our Catalogue and Taxonomy team, features presentations from across the organisation that showcase a number of current and recently completed cataloguing and digital initiatives.

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Wreath making with Shilpa Reddy Flower Design

November 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU
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£65

Join Shilpa Reddy Flower Design to make a sustainable Christmas door wreath that’ll be the talk of your street.

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A Tudor Christmas: An evening with Alison Weir and Siobhan Clarke

November 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU
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£15

Join renowned historians and authors Alison Weir and Siobhan Clarke as they discuss their recent book A Tudor Christmas.

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Living Memory

November 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until November 30, 2019

One event on November 30, 2019 at 2:30pm

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

Q2 are proud to present Living Memory, a brand new play, a story of timeless friendship.

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Behind the scenes tours at The National Archives

November 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on November 29, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on December 20, 2019 at 11:00am

The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, 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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Christmas at the Tudor Court

November 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU
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£7.50

The Tudor court at Christmas was the shop-window of the monarchy’s regime – openly displaying its magnificence and power.

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Modern Calligraphy with Quill London

November 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU
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£68

Learn how to write beautifully using ink and nib, unlocking your creativity and exploring a modern twist on this classic art form in your own unique style.

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Living Memory

November 29 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU
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£10

Q2 are proud to present Living Memory, a brand new play, a story of timeless friendship.

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Living Memory

November 30 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU
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£10

Q2 are proud to present Living Memory, a brand new play, a story of timeless friendship.

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Drop-in Surgery

November 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU

An indoor one-to-one consultation session.

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Living Memory

November 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until November 30, 2019

One event on November 30, 2019 at 2:30pm

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

Q2 are proud to present Living Memory, a brand new play, a story of timeless friendship.

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December 2019

Time Travel Craft Club

December 1 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 31, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on December 1, 2019 at 12:00pm

The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU
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Free

During half term, families can enjoy craft together at our afternoon sessions.

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‘God help the poor man’

December 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU
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Free

The history of the 19th century poor law with its attendant workhouse still speaks to us of a system and institution feared by our ancestors.

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Christmas in the archives

December 5 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU
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Free

Join our specialists to find out more about records relating to Christmas through the centuries, from the Victorian 'invention' of modern Christmas traditions, to the First World War Christmas truce and the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree.

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Time Travel Club: Christmas is cancelled…or is it?

December 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU
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£5

It's the year 1650 and Oliver Cromwell has banned Christmas!

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The 12 days of Christmas

December 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU
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Free

This short talk will explore Christmas traditions such as merry-making, gift giving, dressing up and the revels that entertained the Tudor and Stuart courts.

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Time Travel Club: Feasting through the ages

December 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU
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£7.50

What do you have for Christmas dinner?

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Behind the scenes tours at The National Archives

December 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on November 29, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on December 20, 2019 at 11:00am

The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, 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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Drop-in Surgery

December 21 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU

An indoor one-to-one consultation session.

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January 2020

Police Liaison Group Meeting

January 21, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
Kew, TW9 4DU

Your opportunity to hear what the team have been up to, what’s been happening in Kew and help set ‘promises’ for the next quarter.

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