In The Keeper's Gallery

29 October 2013

12:00 - 14:00

The Keeper's Gallery at The National Archives is hosting two hours of free mini-talks at particular displays in the gallery. This is your chance to: 

  • meet the Keeper in the gallery
  • see original documents on display 
  • find out more about the exhibits from the experts 
  • ask the experts questions

Schedule of talks

12:00     Meet the Keeper in the Keeper's Gallery - Oliver Morley
              Overview of the Gallery - Juliette Johnstone, Museum Co-ordinator
12:15     The 500th anniversary of the Battle of Flodden display - Dr Sean Cunningham, Head of Medieval and Early Modern Records
12:30     World Through a Lens display - Jenni Orme, Records Specialist - Diverse Histories
12:45     The Poor Law 1834 display - Dr Paul Carter, Principal Record Specialist Manager - Modern Domestic
13:00     Break
13:15     Railway display - Dr Tony Wakeford, Friends Editor and Railway expert
13:30     First World War records display related to J R R Tolkien - John Wood, Head of Skills and Content Development
13:45     Behind the scenes conservation: Exhibition and display - Kate Narewska, Loans and Exhibitions Co-ordinator and Amy Tuffnell, Preventative Conservation  Technician

Places are limited to 15 people per talk, to book please email and specify whether you would like to book for the whole event or which talk/talks in particular you would like to attend.

There may be some places available on the day - come to the Keeper's Gallery for the talk you wish to attend and enquire. We will meet for each talk at the entrance to the gallery. Please arrive a few minutes early.

Talks will be given while standing around the display cases. If you require a seat please state this in your e-mail.

Find out more about the Keeper's Gallery.

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