The King, the Actress and the Cardinal: the birth of London’s West End.
Dr Simon Thurley’s lecture this year is entitled The King, the Actress and the Cardinal; the birth of London’s West End. The King and the Cardinal one can make a fair guess at, but the Actress is a little more difficult. Come along if you want to know who they are. It is bound to be another revelation on the extraordinary history of our capital city.
The evening will start off with the Goodliff Award Ceremony when Dr Thurley will present awards to:
Jane Adams, St Peter and St Paul’s Parish Church Alconbury – the publication of an information booklet and childrens guide to the church.
Jane Watson, publication of a booklet on the history of Barham village.
Stuart Orme, Cromwell Museum – design and production new external signage and display boards.
Beth Davis – publication of the WW2 memoirs of Bert Goodwin.
Dr Stephen Upex – magnetometer survey of the walled area of the Roman town of Durobrivae.
Joanne Borrett, All Saints Church Elton Reformation Committee – publication of information booklet/story board about the stained glass windows and Saxon crosses.
Peter Cooper – Development and publish on-line interactive maps of Huntingdonshire.
Mike Addis, Huntingdonshire History Festival – funding in support of the 2019 History Festival.
Jonathan Salt, Huntingdon Community Theatre – stage production to commemorate the centenary of WW1.
Sarah Russell, Norris Museum – Production of learning session materials entitled, ‘Cromwell the Man, Friend or Foe?’.
Roger Reynolds – Publication of a book, ‘Ramsey at War’ covering the period 1939 to 1946.
Jeremy Mumford, Ramsey Rural Museum – carry out investigation into held artifacts, record the details and prepare descriptive signs for each