London History Day talk on Great Parchment Book

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On Wednesday 31 May 2017 Historic England launches the first ever London History Day, celebrating the capital’s extraordinary history and heritage. London Metropolitan Archives will mark the day as part of a series of celebratory events this year in connection with the 950th anniversary of the City of London Corporation’s extensive archives.

Heritage Gallery 3As part of London History Day, there will be a curator’s talk on the Great Parchment Book in the Heritage Gallery at Guildhall Art Gallery. The talk is at 10.30am on 31 May in the Heritage Gallery and is free, but please book on Eventbrite to secure your place.

The Great Parchment Book is the centrepiece of the current display in the City of London’s Heritage Gallery at Guildhall Art Gallery until 10 August 2017. For details of the display and how to find Guildhall Art Gallery, please visit the Heritage Gallery webpage. Heritage Gallery 1

The Great Parchment Book has also been City of London Treasure of the Month for May 2017.

For details of what’s happening at London Metropolitan Archives on London History Day see Eventbrite.

There are also lots of other London History day events in the City of London including talks, walks and displays, many around Guildhall.

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