The Queen’s House Lecture Series: Remarkable Women

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Date / time: 1 March - 29 March, 12:00 am

The Queen's House, Greenwich

The Queen's House Lecture Series: Remarkable Women

Thursdays, 10.30-12.30, 1–29 March 2018 and Wednesday, 18:30 – 21:00, 21 March 2018

This series is specially curated for National Women’s History Month. Explore the lives of six extraordinary women, spanning from the Elizabethan to Victorian Ages.

The cost of daytime tickets is £8 (£6 concession) and the cost of evening tickets is £12 (£10).

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1 March: The harem and the veil: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and the Ottoman Empire –Christine Riding, Royal Museums Greenwich

8 March: From Out of Her Brother’s Shadow: The Life and Collections of Sarah Sophia Banks (1744-1818) – Arlene Leis, Richmond The American University in London

15 March: ‘Exalting the Divine: Bess of Hardwick’s picture collection at Hardwick Hall’ –David Taylor, National Trust

21 March The Remarkable Life of Gertrude Bell – Janet Wallach, biographer and historian

22 March: Working Women in Eighteenth-Century Deptford – Margarette Lincoln,Goldsmiths, University of London

29 March: Annie Russell-Cotes (1835-1920): ‘Local politician, art connoisseur, collector, traveller and explorer’ – Amy Miller, University of London