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March 2019

Astronomy and our view of the Cosmos

March 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Museum of London, 150 London Wall
London, EC2Y 5HN United Kingdom
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Free

A Gresham lecture by Professor Joseph Silk FRS Thomas Gresham lived from 1519 to 1579. The first telescope was designed in 1608 in the Netherlands, and first pointed at the heavens by Galileo a year later. The greatest discoveries since the pre-telescope era have been that of the existence of many other planets around distant stars, and the vastness of the universe. So much has happened since Gresham’s era, yet many of the questions about our cosmic origins still remain.…

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Angels

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge
London, SE1 9DA United Kingdom
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£7

A Visible and Invisible History A Southwark Cathedral lecture by Peter Stanford 'In a 2016 poll, one in ten Britons claimed to have experienced the presence of an angel, while one in three remain convinced that they have a guardian angel. These are huge numbers and mean that, on some counts, angels are doing better than God.' In a thought-provoking and entertaining talk, writer, journalist and broadcaster Peter Stanford searches out the origins of angels in religious thought, history, psychology…

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March 2019 Pub Night

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Free

Join us for our March pub night, which takes place on Tuesday 12th March. This event is open to everyone, and there is no need to book. Just come along on the night – we’ll be there till late. To find us, look out for the Luxembourg national flag on our table! Tuesday is Steak Night at Wetherspoons, so you can order a steak and chips, including a drink, for under ten pounds. Other dishes are available. For more information about the…

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The Anne Boleyn Music Book

March 20 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road
London, SW7 2BS United Kingdom
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Hear selected works from one of the Royal College of Music’s greatest treasures – the Anne Boleyn Music Book – a manuscript that almost certainly once belonged to the Tudor queen. Intimately staged in the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, this special curated concert introduced by Professor Richard Wistreich and led by professors from the Historical Performance Faculty features performances of arrangements for voices, viols, lutes, recorders and broken consort. The original manuscript will be on display along with copies of…

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Bus Fare

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cubic Theatre, London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza
London, WC2E 7BB United Kingdom
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£12

Stories of the London Bus A London Transport Museum event Instantly recognizable, endlessly imitated: London's buses are iconic. Not merely a vital component of the city's infrastructure, they are equally embedded in its culture; written about, sung about, joked about, filmed, painted (and painted on), advertised, and celebrated in myriad ways. Join social historians Travis Elborough and Joe Kerr on a journey celebrating the unique relationship that Londoners have with their most important mode of transport. What routes are best…

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