Museums and Galleries

| August 12, 2009

The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich – The National Maritime Museum in Greewich, London, actually consists of the Maritime Galleries, the Queen’s House and the Royal Observatory which together show visitors the importance of time, the stars, the sea and ships. Highlights include planetarium shows, fine art collections and a variety of exhibitions. The British Museum, […]

****NEWSFLASH – Alison Weir Podcast – NEWSFLASH****

| August 11, 2009

I know that I’ve already blogged today (see below) but I thought that you’d all want to know that  Alison Weir’s talk on “The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn” is now available as a podcast from the British Library – see http://www.bl.uk/whatson/podcasts/exhibition/henry/index.html for all of the special British Library Henry VIII […]

Henry VIII’s Coronation Anniversary

| June 22, 2009

If you read my blog post “Henry VIII Coronation Weekend” last week, you’ll know that the Historic Royal Palaces were putting on a Coronation river pageant and special festivities at Hampton Court Palace over the weekend. Well, the Historic Royal Palaces have just released photos of this wonderful event and I have made a slideshow […]

****NEWSFLASH – Henry VIII’s Love Letter to Anne Boleyn On Display****

| April 23, 2009

****NEWSFLASH – Henry VIII’s Love Letter to Anne Boleyn On Display****

Just a quickie to let you know that a letter that Henry VIII wrote to Anne Boleyn is on public view for the first time. Described by Dr David Starkey as “the moment at which British history changes”, this letter has been loaned to the British Library by the Vatican and is being displayed together […]