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05/05/2019CommemorationCommemoration of the death of Napoleon I: Memorial ceremony on St Helena
Programme: 10.15am Gathering at the observation Point 10.30am Beginning of the Ceremony Prayers led by Father David Musgrave 2 minutes of silence with Last Post & Reveille played by Reverend Graeme Beckett National Anthems by Professor Peter Hicks Blessing From 11am to 3pm At Longwood, free entrance to the Museum, and Picnic in the Longwood […]
24/03/2019Guided Tour, Theatrical EventNapoleon’s back in Milan!
A guided tour with historical costumes, retracing the footprints of the passage of Napoleon in the historic center of Milan (Italy) From the Palazzo Reale to the Arco della Pace, via the Brera and the Castello Sforzesco, revisiting statues, memories and ancient bricks, Napoleon Bonaparte visits the city to bring it back to its former glory, taking […]
from 09/11/2018 to 28/04/2019Exhibition, TalkRoger Fenton’s Photographs of the Crimea, 1855
This is the first exhibition to focus exclusively on Roger Fenton’s pioneering photographs of the Crimean War, taken in 1855. Fenton was already an accomplished and respected photographer when he was sent by the publishers Agnew’s to photograph a war that pitched Britain, France and Turkey as allies against Russia. Arriving several months after the […]