At the Winding Wheel
One of the world’s most famous buildings, the Palace of Westminster stands magnificently between the River Thames and Westminster Abbey. Generally known these days as the Houses of Parliament it is formally a royal palace which retains its royal name.
Mike Ogden brings the remarkable story of the Palace vividly to life in this richly illustrated talk. Starting a thousand years ago in the time of Cnut and Edward the Confessor, the talk takes in:
The talk ends with a tour around the Palace and a taste of the unique blend of ceremony, tradition, eloquence, obstinacy and humour that pervades it.
£7.30, (Concessions £5.70)
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