King Richard III visitors centre

Coach Trip to Leicester for Richard III Visitors Centre and Cathedral

Mill Hill Historical Society

Wednesday 4 September 2019 – Coach Trip to Leicester for Richard III Visitors Centre and Cathedral Our recent Richard III lecture sparked a great deal of interest so we have organised this coach trip to Leicester where we will visit the Richard III Visitors Centre and have a tour of the Cathedral which includes the tomb of Richard III. A …

Spencer House

Tour of Spencer House

Mill Hill Historical Society

Monday 15 July – Tour of Spencer House https://www.spencerhouse.co.uk From its conception, Spencer House was recognised as one of the most ambitious aristocratic town houses ever built in London and is the city’s only great eighteenth-century private palace to survive intact. This magnificent house has regained the full splendour of its late eighteenth-century appearance after a ten-year restoration undertaken by …

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The Stationers’ Company and St Martins within Ludgate

Mill Hill Historical Society

Tuesday 4 June – The Stationers’ Company and St Martins within Ludgate https://stationers.org Today we have a private tour of The Stationers’ Company, their historic Hall, gardens, archive and Church of St Martin-within-Ludgate. Please be aware that we may not be able to visit the whole estate if commercial activities are taking place. Our tour lasts around 75 minutes and …

The Supreme Court

Tour of Supreme Court

Mill Hill Historical Society

Friday 10 May 2019 – Tour of Supreme Court https://www.supremecourt.uk In October 2009, The Supreme Court replaced the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords as the highest court in the United Kingdom. The Supreme Court’s 12 Justices maintain the highest standards set by the Appellate Committee, but are now explicitly separate from both Government and Parliament. The Court hears appeals on arguable …

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London Transport Posters and Art Work Tour

Mill Hill Historical Society

Tuesday 30 April 2019 – London Transport Posters and Art Work Tour Immerse yourself in the rich design heritage of London’s transport while exploring a selection of posters from the world-class collection, and rarely seen original artworks. LT Museum art and posters   Cost: Members – £5.50 Non-Members – £7.50 Meet: 11.20 am for our 11.30 am tour at London …

Visit to London Transport Museum Depot, Acton Town

Mill Hill Historical Society

Tuesday 18 September 2018: Visit to London Transport Museum Depot, Acton Town – https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/whats-on/museum-depot/guided-tours Today our group can enjoy a behind the scenes private tour of The Museum Depot in Acton, a working museum store housing over 370,000 objects. The tour covers the vehicles in the bus and train sheds at the Acton Depot, sights include rare road and rail …

Hampstead

Walking tour of Hampstead

Mill Hill Historical Society

Thursday 16 August 2018 – Walking tour of Hampstead with Blue Badge Guide Anne-Marie Craven Art and architecture in Hampstead and Belsize Park: What was it which inspired so many avant-garde artists to come to live in and around Belsize Park in the 1930s and 40s? We shall explore this part of northern and leafy London and see and hopefully …

Coach trip to Oxford with guided tour

Mill Hill Historical Society

Monday 16 July 2018 – Coach trip to Oxford with guided tour A day out in Oxford. Leaving Mill Hill, we will transport you by coach to the historic City of Oxford where you will have time to explore on your own when we arrive, and perhaps a relaxing lunch, before joining our Blue Badge Guide for an afternoon walking …

The House Mill, Bromley-by-Bow

Mill Hill Historical Society

Tuesday 26 June 2018 – The House Mill, Bromley-by-Bow – www.housemill.org.uk  Following on from the talk in November, we now have an opportunity to have a guided tour of The House Mill.  Built in 1776, the House Mill is the world’s largest surviving tidal mill and one of the best kept secrets in London. A riverside gem of the early …

Marlborough House Tour

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Tuesday 22 May 2018 – Tour of Marlborough House: http://thecommonwealth.org/marlborough-house Marlborough House is almost 300 years old and has the status of a Royal Palace. It has been occupied over the years by some five Dukes and Duchesses of Marlborough, three Dowager Queens of the United Kingdom, three Princes of Wales who later became Kings of the United Kingdom and …