Queen's House Lecture: Elizabeth Now


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Essential information

Date and time: 
Friday 21 February 2020 | 6.30pm - 8.30pm
£10 | £8 concessions, members, students and 60+
Great Hall
Queen's House
Discount for members

Join us for a special evening event celebrating the bringing together of the three Armada Portraits for the first time ever.

Enjoy a glass of wine in the Great Hall on arrival, and enjoy an exclusive evening view of Faces of a Queen, and Woburn Treasures.

The panel discussion will offer personal perspectives on Elizabeth I's enduring legacy and her relevance to contemporary issues of gender, power and vulnerability.

Speakers include

Dame Jenni Murray 

Dame Jenni Murray is an award-winning writer and broadcaster. She has written several books, including That's my Boy and Memoirs of a Not So Dutiful Daughter. She has presented Radio 4's Woman's Hour since 1987. 

Ferren Gipson 

Art historian and writer and presenter of the Art Matters podcast, Ferren Gispon is also a doctoral researcher at SOAS, University of London. 

Charlotte Bolland 

Charlotte Bolland is the Senior Curator for Research and 16th Century Collections at the National Portrait Gallery. She has co-curated a number of exhibitions at the Gallery including The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered in 2014 and The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt in 2017. 


6.30pm - Arrival and glass of wine in the Great Hall and view of Faces of a Queen and Woburn Treasures.

7.15pm - Panel discussion in the Great Hall. 

Please note this event is 16+. 

Your ticket includes a glass of wine or soft drink.