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Events

Victorian Society events are first publicised to members in the 'Blue Sheet' with our mailings in February, June and October before appearing below. Some require booking, others you can just turn up on the day.  A ballot is held for oversubscribed events with first preference for members.

For events organised by our regional groups, please see the regional group pages: 

Birmingham & West MidlandsLeicesterLiverpoolManchesterSouth YorkshireWales; and West Yorkshire

We're always looking for volunteers to put on events for us. Please contact our Events Administrator for more information.

Saving a Century

Our free photographic exhibition has now finished its scheduled tours.
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Architecture on the Thames Central with Open City

Benedict O'Looney leads another unmissable Thames boat tour this July.
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Lecture: Webb, the Wyndhams and Clouds

Tuesday 23 January: 6.30pm to 8pm. A lecture to be given by Caroline Dakers. Second in our Private Realms 3 lecture series organised by Steven Brindle.
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Study Day: Meiji Japan

Saturday 27 January: 10am to 5.30pm. Doors open at 9.30am. A Study Day organised by Neil Jackson for the Victorian Society and by Heidi Potter and Alejandra Armendariz-Hernandez for the Japan Society.
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Lecture: Mayer Amschel Rothschild and Mentmore Towers

Wednesday 31 January: 6.30pm to 8pm. A lecture to be given by Nicola Pickering. Third in our Private Realms 3 lecture series organised by Steven Brindle.
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Visit to the Garrick Club

Tuesday 6 February: 10am to 12 noon. A tour of the Garrick Club followed by refreshments.
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Lecture: The Highland Idyll: Scotland’s sporting paradise and architecture of the Romantic North

Wednesday 7 February: 6.30pm to 8pm. A lecture to be given by Mary Miers. Fourth in our Private Realms 3 lecture series organised by Steven Brindle.
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Lecture: The Thellussons and Brodsworth Hall

Monday 12 February: 6.30pm to 8pm. A lecture to be given by Caroline Carr-Whitworth. Fifth in our Private Realms 3 lecture series organised by Steven Brindle.
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Lecture: The Gibbs Family at Tyntesfield

Tuesday 20 February: 6.30pm to 8pm. A lecture to be given by Tim Knox. Sixth in our Private Realms 3 lecture series organised by Steven Brindle.
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Lecture: Lord Bute and the Falkland Estate

Monday 26 February: 6.30pm to 8pm. A lecture to be given by Marietta Crichton Stuart. Last in our Private Realms 3 lecture series organised by Steven Brindle.
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Pub crawl of Cricklewood and Kilburn

Monday 5 March: 6.30pm to about 8.30pm. Led by Geoff Brandwood, we take in three pubs with historic interiors from the golden age of pub building around 1900. All (inevitably) have been somewhat altered but we can still get a good impression of the sheer richness of pub fitting-out a century or so ago.
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Alexandra Palace

Monday 12 March: 2pm to about 3pm. A behind-the-scenes visit, including a hardhat tour of the Victorian theatre which has been closed to the public for over 80 years. It opened in 1875 and is a true hidden gem, one of few surviving theatres of its kind.
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Supper lecture: Some like it (very) hot: the Victorian Turkish bath

Tuesday 27 March: 6.45pm for 7pm. A lecture given by Malcolm Shifrin followed by supper.
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Dine at the Great Northern Railway Tavern, Hornsey

Monday 9 April: 7.30pm for 8pm. Join us for a drink and a three-course dinner at the Great Northern Railway Tavern in Hornsey, a pub dating from the golden age of pub-building around 1900.
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The Bernese Oberland. Amazing Engineering and Victorian Tourism Relived

Wednesday 13 June: Wednesday 13 to Wednesday 20 June. A re-run of our spectacular Swiss tour to some of the great landscapes of the world, made accessible to well-heeled Victorian tourists by extraordinary feats of engineering.
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