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Go behind the scenes at The National Archives


Behind the Scenes Tours of The National Archives

  • Thursday 25 January 2024, 15:30
  • Thursday 15 February 2024, 15:30
  • Thursday 21 March 2024, 15:30

The National Archives are opening the doors of their repositories to offer you the chance to go behind the scenes.

Discover how they keep and maintain the record for future generations and explore some of the hidden gems in their collections.


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Interesting events to attend at The National Archives

There's a number of both free and ticketed events scheduled at The National Archives  this week. On Thursday the 27th March, there's a free talk entitled 'We may lie and die in a land of plenty..'- the Victorian poor in their own words. This talk looks at pauper letters, statements and petitions highlighting the concerns, thoughts and feelings of the poor in their own words. On the Friday, television broadcaster Jeremy Paxman explores what life was like for the British during the First World War, from politicians to newspapermen, Tommies, factory-workers, nurses, wives and children. Cost for this talk is £5. For more details and to see the other talks and workshops available, go to The National Archives website.

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Latest events at The National Archives

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