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Picturing the Past and the Present

An Online Event Organised by the Hornsey Historical Society

The Victorian theatre at Alexandra Palace Speaker: Roger Hancock In this talk, Roger will review some of the developments since 1873 that have shaped the theatre's interior and its performances.  ...

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Free

Charles Roach Smith (1806-90) and the first Museum of London

An Online Event Organised by the Hornsey Historical Society

Speaker: Dr. Michael Rhodes. After establishing his Pharmacy in the City of London in 1834, Charles Roach Smith learnt that numerous antiquities were being unearthed in Thames dredging operations and ...

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Free

Botany and Tattoos – A Story of Design and Discovery

RHS Lindley Library 80 Vincent Square, London, United Kingdom

We are in the process of planning a "Collections up Close" group tour for HHS members at the invitation of the Royal Horticultural Society Lindley library. In the meantime, we ...

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£5

Alexander McKenzie Landscape Designer

An Online Event Organised by London Parks and Gardens

This is an online talk organised by London Parks and Gardens. Alexander McKenzie (1829 - 1893) designed and laid out some of the great open spaces in the metropolitan and ...

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£5

The Story of Pantomime

An Online Event Organised by the Hornsey Historical Society

Speaker: Malcolm Jones A very British art form Sometimes called Britain’s greatest art form, pantomime has been a popular form of entertainment for over 300 years. In the early 18th ...

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Free

London’s Squares and Gardens

An Online Event Organised by the Hornsey Historical Society

Speaker: Peter Mathers Which public house next to a nineteenth century garden square in south west London is owed money by the American embassy because of broken windows? What is ...

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