24 May, 2016
We have had archaeology, architecture, genealogy, the FROG, Census statistics and sport through history how about some history in words and music.
Elizabeth to Elizabeth
An uplifting celebration for the Queen’s 90th birthday! Concert trio ‘In Voice and Verse’ celebrate 500 years of British history in words and music. Actor Lance Pierson, soprano Belinda Yates and pianist Heather Chamberlain present the humorous highs and serious lows from across the centuries from the first Queen Elizabeth to our second.
The music includes pieces by Handel, Beethoven, Purcell, Holst and Britten, as well as ‘Rule Britannia’ and the National Anthem. The words include poetry by Queen Elizabeth I, Shakespeare, Milton, Tennyson and John Betjeman.
Monday 6th June, 7.30pm
All Saints Church Fulham, Church Gate, London SW6 3LA
16 June, 2014
This link shows the whole programme but lets point out a few events of interest to FHHS members and followers.
Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits
Tuesday 1st July, 7.30pm All Saints Church Fulham
2014 is William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday. Come and celebrate the highlights of his work in words and music performed by the trio ‘In Voice and Verse’.
Tickets £10. Buy on the door. Call 020 7731 6544 for more information.
The History of Peterborough House
Wednesday 2 July 7.45 pm Christ Church Hall, Studdridge Street, SW6 3DT
The current Peterborough Estate covers the former site of Peterborough House and its grounds, which was demolished in 1902. The house, with a history dating back to medieval times, was rebuilt in 1798 and takes its name from the Earls of Peterborough who owned the land.
No need to book , free.
Fair on the Green
Saturday 5 July 12.00noon – 5.00pm Parsons Green
Fulham and Hammersmith Historical Society will have a stand at this family event. Do encourage friends and newcomers to the area to visit us.