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 keepersgallery@nationalarchives.gsi.gov.uk 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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