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- Tutankhamun, the Boy King
Friday 15 October 9.30am – at the Menuhin Hall
Tutankhamun was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who was the last of his royal family to rule during the end of the 18th dynasty. He ruled from about 1334 to 1325 BC in the conventional chronology during the New Kingdom of Egyptian history. His father was the heretical king Akhenaten and his mother was his father’s sister, identified through DNA testing. The 1922 discovery by...
- British style/Antiques Roadshow
Friday 19 November 9.30am – at the Menuhin Hall
From the 1870s the British domestic house and its contents changed almost beyond recognition, reflecting the social and economic revolution that paved the way for the modern world of today. Many factors contributed to this change, from William Morris and the Arts and Crafts movement, to the rise of the department store, suburban living, the garden and the emancipation of women. After the First...