Au­tumn Her­itage Col­lec­tion

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1. BENT­LEY PRI­ORY MU­SEUM

Com­mem­o­rate Bat­tle of Bri­tain air­crew by cre­at­ing pop­pies over half-term to be dis­played at our up­com­ing Re­mem­brance Con­cert on 10th Novem­ber. Poppy mak­ing avail­able be­tween 20th Oc­to­ber – 3rd Novem­ber. bent­leypri­o­ry­mu­seum.org.uk | 020 8950 5526

2. THE FOUNDLING MU­SEUM

Ex­plore this fas­ci­nat­ing gem in the heart of leafy Blooms­bury, cen­tral Lon­don. Along­side archival items from the Foundling Hospi­tal, dis­cover sig­nif­i­cant paint­ings, sculp­tures, clocks and fur­ni­ture, all dis­played within 18th-cen­tury in­te­ri­ors. foundling­mu­seum.org.uk | 020 7841 3600

3. HEVER CAS­TLE

Ex­pe­ri­ence 700 years of history at the 13th -cen­tury cas­tle once the child­hood home of Anne Bo­leyn. The splen­did rooms con­tain two of Anne’s prayer books and an im­por­tant col­lec­tion of Tu­dor paint­ings in a new ex­hi­bi­tion guest cu­rated by David Starkey. hev­er­cas­tle.co.uk | 01732 865224

4. LI­BRARY AND MU­SEUM OF FREEMA­SONRY

Ex­plore 300 years of ma­sonic history at the home of English freema­sonry, lo­cated in the heart of Lon­don. A new ex­hi­bi­tion Be­jew­elled:

Badges, Broth­er­hood and Iden­tity runs un­til 24 Au­gust 2019. Ad­mis­sion is free. freema­sonry.lon­don.mu­seum | 02073 959 257

5. MER­CHANT AD­VEN­TUR­ERS’ HALL

Dis­cover one of the finest me­dieval guild­halls in the world - home to York’s en­trepreneurs for 660 years – and count­ing. Re­doubtable tales, fas­ci­nat­ing ar­chi­tec­ture and in­trigu­ing arte­facts, all un­der a stun­ning 14th -cen­tury oak roof. mer­chantshal­ly­ork.org

6. FROG­MORE MILL, HEMEL HEMP­STEAD

Learn about the history of pa­per, make your own sheet, see a work­ing 1902 pa­per ma­chine and much more at the world’s old­est mech­a­nised pa­per mill. thep­a­per­trail.org.uk | 01442 234 600

7. NA­TIONAL TRUST CALKE ABBEY

Ex­plore the coun­try house in de­cline be­fore it closes for win­ter con­ser­va­tion and un­cover the es­tate’s history off the beaten track with a park guide – in­clud­ing one of the old­est trees in Europe. na­tion­al­trust.org.uk/calke | 01332 863 822

8. ANAES­THE­SIA HER­ITAGE CEN­TRE

Our new ex­hi­bi­tion on dis­play from Novem­ber 2018 will show­case ob­jects re­lat­ing to the mus­cle re­lax­ant cu­rare, an Ama­zo­nian poi­son which rev­o­lu­tionised the prac­tice of anaes­the­sia. her­itage@aagbi.org | 02076 311 650

9. ARBEIA, SOUTH SHIELDS RO­MAN FORT

A World Her­itage Site, Arbeia has the finest Ro­man full scale re­con­struc­tions in the UK with sig­nif­i­cant arte­facts from Ro­man Bri­tain in­clud­ing the Regina Tomb­stone. ar­beiaro­man­fort.org.uk | 01912 771 410

10. DERBY MU­SE­UMS

Visit our beau­ti­ful World Cul­tures gallery, fea­tur­ing over 1400 ob­jects. Co-pro­duced with thou­sands of peo­ple, this vi­brant space is de­signed to en­cour­age in­ter­est­ing en­coun­ters and new per­spec­tives. der­by­mu­se­ums.org | 01332 641 901

11. READ­ING ABBEY QUAR­TER

Visit Read­ing Mu­seum to dis­cover the story of Read­ing Abbey and then ex­plore the Abbey Ru­ins to un­cover its 900 year history. Visit our web­site to see our ex­cit­ing events programme. readingabbeyquar­ter.org.uk | 0118 937 3400

12. ROYAL COL­LEGE OF PHYSI­CIANS

‘This vexed ques­tion’: 500 years of women in medicine is a new free ex­hi­bi­tion ex­plor­ing well-known pioneers and pre­vi­ously hid­den med­i­cal women rais­ing chal­leng­ing ques­tions about gender and medicine. 19 Sep – 18 Jan. history.rc­plon­don.ac.uk/events | 020 3075 1510

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