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  • Watt 2019: Illuminating James Watt

    Watt 2019: Illuminating James Watt

    Soho House Museum, Soho Avenue Handsworth, Birmingham, B18 5LB

    Find out more about the great Georgian inventor, industrialist and steam pioneer in this expert talk by Dr Malcolm Dick.

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  • Heritage Lates: Anaesthetic Murders

    Heritage Lates: Anaesthetic Murders

    Anaesthesia Heritage Centre, 21 Portland Place, London, W1B 1PY

    With silent killers like curare or Thiopentone, it’s no wonder the world of anaesthetics has seen its share of murder and scandal.

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  • Oliver James Lomax – Peterloo and other poems

    Oliver James Lomax – Peterloo and other poems

    Working Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX

    Oliver is a 35 year old poet from Bolton, who will perform poems about the 1819 Peterloo Massacre alongside new work from his next collection.

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  • Talking Family History

    Talking Family History

    Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, London, EC1M 7BA

    Develop skills at public speaking, to help you talk about your family history.

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  • An Afternoon with Dorothy Wordsworth

    An Afternoon with Dorothy Wordsworth

    Dove Cottage, The Wordsworth Museum and Art Gallery

    Get to know Dorothy Wordsworth by taking a walk in her footsteps around Grasmere and by listening to a very special reading from her journals.

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  • Why Should We Read Dorothy Wordsworth?

    Why Should We Read Dorothy Wordsworth?

    Dove Cottage, The Wordsworth Museum and Art Gallery

    English-Canadian short-story writer and novelist Kathleen Winter introduces the writing of Dorothy Wordsworth through the very best bits of her work.

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  • For Social Historians: History of the Cemeteries and Crypts of London

    For Social Historians: History of the Cemeteries and Crypts of London

    Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, London, EC1M 7BA

    For people interested in the history of London or the social history of Britain. Learn more about the 19th century cemeteries and the crypts before that.

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  • Pop in pocket making

    Pop in pocket making

    No. 1 Royal Crescent, c/o 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, BA1 2LR

    Find out what Georgians kept in their secret pockets and then make your own.

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  • Watt 2019: Soho Steam Fair

    Watt 2019: Soho Steam Fair

    Soho House Museum, Soho Avenue Handsworth, Birmingham, B18 5LB

    Watch a working traction engine in full steam, have a ride on a miniature steam locomotive in the garden and learn about the sources of power throughout time!

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  • Franklin and his British Friends

    Franklin and his British Friends

    Benjamin Franklin House, 36 Craven Street, London, WC2N 5NF

    Dr. Márcia Balisciano, Director of Benjamin Franklin House will introduce Franklin’s British milieu, those who challenged and sustained him during his long London sojourn.

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