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August 2020

Top Level Tips: Discovering your family history

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Beginning your family history can be overwhelming but can be much simpler if you know where to start.

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The Controversies of Brewing Science around 1800

August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In 1809 a London brewery was prosecuted for the unusual offence of trying to remove cloudiness from its beer by dosing it with an extract of fish-skins. This talk discusses the challenges brewers faced in promoting new innovations to an often justifiably suspicious public, and how they enlisted scientific reputations in support of their cause.

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Top level tips: Using Discovery

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Ideal for everyone, learn the top tips for using our online catalogue, Discovery. In just 30 minutes you’ll discover all the tools needed to make the most of our catalogue for your research.

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September 2020

Audacious Raids of World War Two

September 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Operation Grouse, Freshman, Swallow and Gunnerside were carried out by SOE and the Norwegian Resistance in Norway in 1942-1943.

This talk examines these incredibly audacious missions that wrecked Nazi plans for an atom bomb and were described by the commander of German troops in Norway as ‘the most splendid coup seen this war.

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Top Level Tips: First World War Army Records

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this short expert-led webinar you will find out all you need to know in order to begin your research into someone who served in the Army during World War 1

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Top level tips: Using Discovery

September 15 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Ideal for everyone, learn the top tips for using our online catalogue, Discovery. In just 30 minutes you’ll discover all the tools needed to make the most of our catalogue for your research.

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Queer Club culture in London, 1918–1967

September 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Using unique archive items, this talk seeks to tell the important story of some of the clandestine LGBTQ+ spaces that were raided and closed by police and the covert methods of communication that had to be relied upon.

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