Archive for the 'Exhibitions' Category

Royal Devotion: Monarchy and the Book of Common Prayer

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Monarchy and the Book of Common Prayer Lambeth Palace Library 1 May – 14 July 2012 Tuesday – Saturday & Bank Holiday Mondays 7 May & 4 June This exhibition traces the close relationship between royalty and religion from medieval to modern times. It tells the story of the Book of Common Prayer and its [...]

‘Francis Barlow: Painter of Birds and Beasts’ Exhibition at Clandon Park, 10 May – 24 July 2011

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Prof. Michael Hunter and Nathan Flis of St Catherine’s College, Oxford, have curated an exhibition at Clandon Park of printed images produced by Francis Barlow (c.1626-1704). This is the perfect setting because the house contains a number of important paintings by Barlow including The Decoy, and Landscape with Birds and Fishes, and so it is a [...]

Exhibition: Story of the English Bible, All Hallows by the Tower

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

The Story of the English Bible Friday 13 May – Wednesday 15 June To tie in with the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, All Hallows by the Tower is pleased to present a brand new exhibition tracing the origins and development of the Bible in the English language. This display of artefacts and bibles through the centuries [...]

London Maze 2011

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

This year’s London Maze is being held on Saturday 16 April 2011, from 10.00am until 4.00pm. The London Maze is a free local history fair devoted to London and its past and is probably the biggest history fair in the capital and takes place roughly every two years. For one day the City of London open [...]

‘The King’s Blood: Relics of Charles I’ exhibition

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

Wartski, 14 Grafton Street, W1 (020-7493 1141; www.wartski.com), May 11 to 21 (11am-5pm) Exhibits include the silver chalice with which Charles took communion on the morning of his execution, and a number of pieces of jewelry that contain locks of his hair.  Wartski also have a beautiful necklace made from silver pearls that belonged to Marie [...]

Birkbeck Early Modern Society