Talk: Simon Thurley - Drama and Shakespeare at the Stuart Court
Friday 24 April 2020
Simon Thurley is a leading historian of English architecture, a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research in London and Gresham Professor of the Built Environment. For 13 years he was chief executive of English Heritage, responsible for 420 sites and monuments including Stonehenge. Before that he was the director of the Museum of London. He has written twelve books and made many television programmes about historic buildings.
A one hour talk and Q&A session
St. George's Guildhall
King Street, King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE30 1EU
St George's Guildhall is the largest surviving medieval guildhall in England - boasting many original and rare medieval features. The first theatre production was in 1442 and was officially reopened after an ambitious restoration in 1951, marking the start of the first King’s Lynn Festival.
The nearest parking for the Guildhall is on the Tuesday Market Place or behind the Corn Exchange on Common Staithe Quay. Please note: Charges apply 24 hours a day, including for Blue Badge holders. lease ensure you pay the correct fee. Current charges are available on the borough council website: https://www.west-norfolk.gov.uk/
There are stairs to the auditorium with access for those with restricted mobility via a stair climber. For further accessibility information please contact the box office on 01553 764864
All of our Guildhall festival events have reserved seats. The following seating plan is to be used as a guide only – for further details please contact the box office.
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