Queen’s House Lecture Series: Remarkable Women

Posted in lectures (to attend) by Editor on January 30, 2018

From Royal Museums Greenwich:

Queen’s House Lecture Series: Remarkable Women
Queen’s House, Greenwich, Thursdays in March 2018

Hear about the lives of five remarkable women through our Queen’s House lecture series this National Women’s History Month. Spanning the Elizabethan and Victorian Ages, follow the lives of five extraordinary women: matriarch and entrepreneur Bess of Hardwick, poet and writer Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, local Deptford businesswoman Mary Slade, antiquarian collector Sarah Sophia Banks, and the world traveller Annie Russell-Cotes. Thursdays in March, 10.30–12.30, £8 (concession £6), Orangery & South Parlours.

1 March
Christine Riding (Royal Museums Greenwich) — Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

8 March
Arlene Leis — Sarah Sophia Banks (1744–1818): A ‘Truly Interesting Collection of Visitor Cards and Co.’

15 March
David Taylor (National Trust) — Exalting the Divine: Bess of Hardwick’s Picture Collection at Hardwick Hall

22 March
Margarette Lincoln — Mary Slade and Working Women in Eighteenth-Century Deptford

29 March
Amy Miller — Annie Russell-Cotes

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