Sunday, September 30, 2007

Tutankhamun exhibition.

Sold out.

Tutankhamun Exhibition

The Boy King is Back

For more than 3,000 years Tutankhamun's treasures lay unseen beneath the Egyptian sands. When they toured the world in the 1970's they were the ultimate 'must see' event. Now Tutankhamun returns to London, in a spectacular new exhibition of 130 priceless treasures from the tombs of Tutankhamun and his royal ancestors.

There are only a few tickets now left for this exciting exhibition, date Saturday the 23rd February 2008, tickets cost £28. This covers travel and entrance to the exhibition.

If you have reserved tickets please pay now, if you want a ticket apply now direct to me as numbers left are limited. Please ring me or email first to avoid disappointment.

Start time is 9.30 am from Worthing, arrive central London Midday approximately for lunch, not provided. Arrive at the 02 arena at 2pm for timed entrance to the exhibition, you will have 3 hours to tour the arena and take tea etc.

Leave at 5pm for return journal to Worthing, arriving back at 7pm.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Fire London.

Museum in Docklands Study Day
The Great Fire of London: Myths and Realities

6 October 2007

10am – 5.30pm

How true are the established ‘facts’ about the Great Fire of London? Did
only six people die in the fire? Did the fire really bring about a
revolution in London’s architecture? Did the fire stop the plague? Leading
experts will discuss these and other questions about London’s infamous
disaster. Can we tell myth from reality?

10.00 Registration

10.15 Introduction, Meriel Jeater, Museum of London

10.30 How many people died in the Great Fire?, Neil Hanson, author, and
Gustav Milne, University College London

11.30 Did the fire radically change London’s architecture?, Stephen
Porter, author, and Dr John Schofield, Museum of London

12.30 Lunch (not provided)

13.30 Why was it claimed that the fire was started by a Catholic
conspiracy?, Dr Colin Haydon, University of Winchester

14.30 Did the fire stop the plague?, Professor Justin Champion, Royal
Holloway, University of London

15.30 Coffee

16.00 How has London coped with fires since 1666?, Alex Werner, Museum of
London, and Phil Butler, Fire Borough Commander for Enfield

17.00 Final questions and close

Each session will include a panel discussion and time for questions. The
day will be chaired by Dr Vanessa Harding of Birkbeck, University of London.

Tickets: £20 (£15 concs). For further information and to book tickets call:
0870 444 3855, email: