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Richmond,TW9 4DU
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    March 2019

    Drop-in Surgery

    March 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
    Richmond,TW9 4DU
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    Free

    An indoor one-to-one consultation session.

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    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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    The Importance of Being Earnest

    April 11 @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 7:45pm, repeating until April 13, 2019

    One event on April 13, 2019 at 2:30pm

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

    Q2 Players will be “displaying signs of triviality” as they stage the Oscar Wilde comedy The Importance Of Being Earnest.

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    Talk : Marianne North ‘A World in One Room’

    April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
    Richmond,TW9 4DU
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    £3

    Marianne North used this title 'A WORLD IN ONE ROOM' to describe the gallery she had built in Kew Gardens to house this intriguing collection of her paintings of flora from around the world.

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    The Importance of Being Earnest

    April 12 @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 7:45pm, repeating until April 13, 2019

    One event on April 13, 2019 at 2:30pm

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

    Q2 Players will be “displaying signs of triviality” as they stage the Oscar Wilde comedy The Importance Of Being Earnest.

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    The Importance of Being Earnest

    April 13 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 2:30pm, repeating until April 13, 2019

    One event on April 13, 2019 at 2:30pm

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

    Q2 Players will be “displaying signs of triviality” as they stage the Oscar Wilde comedy The Importance Of Being Earnest.

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    The Importance of Being Earnest

    April 13 @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 7:45pm, repeating until April 13, 2019

    One event on April 13, 2019 at 2:30pm

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

    Q2 Players will be “displaying signs of triviality” as they stage the Oscar Wilde comedy The Importance Of Being Earnest.

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    The scandalous case of John Vassall

    April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue
    Richmond,TW9 4DU
    £5

    A deep look into one of the spying scandals of the early '60s

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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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