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Black TudorsThe stories of ten Africans and their paths through Tudor and Stuart England are traced in this fascinating new book, in which Dr Miranda Kaufmann uncovers a rich array of detail about their daily lives and how they were treated. The author, a Senior Research Fellow at the University of London's Institute of Commonwealth Studies, talks aboutBlack Tudors, her book which was shortlisted for the Wolfson History Prize 2018 and nominated for Book of the Year for the Evening Standard and the Observer.

 

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Holiday Inn London Brentford Lock
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  30% off
Commerce Road, TW8 | 27 minutes from Black Tudors
If you want a place to stay that combines the sleepy, leafy charm of West London with access to the town centre, then you could hardly ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Syon Park
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £144  22% off
Syon Park, TW8 | 29 minutes from Black Tudors
Seven miles from the city centre, London Syon Park brings a touch of contemporary luxury to London's urban countryside with 137 elegant rooms and suites, all ... More
 
 
 
Chiswick Rooms
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
407 Goldhawk Road, W6 | 33 minutes from Black Tudors
Chiswick Rooms is a contemporary-designed boutique hotel in west London, offering high quality four star accommodation and convenient access to the city. The hotel has a ... More
 
 
 
 
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'Say Cheese!': Portraits From The past
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 21st February 2019
Black Tudors, Ruskin Avenue, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Black Tudors
A picture is worth a thousand words... or so the saying goes. Children aged 7 to 11 can discover what portraits from the past can tell ...More
 
 
 
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Black Tudors
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 28th February 2019 - 7.30pm-9pm
Black Tudors, Ruskin Avenue, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Black Tudors
The stories of ten Africans and their paths through Tudor and Stuart England are traced in this fascinating new book, in which Dr Miranda Kaufmann uncovers ...More
 
 
 
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Memory and Fiction: Rowan Coleman
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 7th March 2019 - 7.30pm-9pm
Black Tudors, Ruskin Avenue, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Black Tudors
Rowan Coleman is a Sunday Times bestselling author, who has published over ten books including The Memory Book, We Are All Made Of Stars and the ...More
 
 
 
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Watermans
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
40 High Street, Brentford, TW8 | 16 minutes from Black Tudors
An attractive multi-cultural, multi-purpose arts centre on the river in Brentford, Watermans is a real draw in this part of town. The 238-seat theatre shows a ... More
 
 
 
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The Bull's Head, Barnes
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
373 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | 26 minutes from Black Tudors
The Bull's Head, or 'The Bull', as it's known by locals, is located in a prominant spot in Barnes, overlooking the River Thames and boasts a ... More
 
 
 
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Tabard Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Bath Road, W4 | 29 minutes from Black Tudors
Located above the Tabard pub in Chiswick, the Tabard Theatre hosts all kinds of live entertainment from experimental work and comedy to Shakespeare. Opened ... More
 
 
 
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The National Archives
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Ruskin Avenue, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Black Tudors
Located in Kew - one of Greater London's most idyllic locations - The National Archives manages one of the largest archival collections in the world. From ... More
 
 
 
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Kew Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kew Gardens, Richmond, TW9 | 9 minutes from Black Tudors
Built in 1631 for merchant Samuel Fortrey, and later acquired by George II as an annexe to Kew House, Kew Palace served as a family country ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Charlotte's Cottage
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kew Gardens Richmond, Surrey, TW9 | 9 minutes from Black Tudors
King George III's country retreat. Built in 1772 and nestled among bluebell woods, Queen Charlotte’s Cottage was used regularly by the royal family as a cooling summer ... More
 
 
 
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Oliver's Wholefoods Store
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
5 Station Approach, Kew, TW9 | 8 minutes from Black Tudors
Oliver's in Kew is how wholefood stores used to be and we wish still were - the giant US-owned Wholefood Stores could learn a thing or ... More
 
 
 
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Zita Elze
London > Shopping > Florists
287 Sandycombe Road, Kew, TW9 | 11 minutes from Black Tudors
This wonderful flower shop in Kew is run by Zita Elze who won a silver-gilt medal in her RHS Chelsea Flower Show debut. Brazilian by birth, ... More
 
 
 
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Wyndham House Butchers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
229 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 22 minutes from Black Tudors
The Wyndham House flagship butchers on the Fulham Road fast built up a reputation as one of London's best butchers. This third family-run operation in Chiswick ... More
 
 
 
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Annie's
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
162 Thames Road, Strand-on-the-Green, W4 | 4 minutes from Black Tudors
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Kew Grill
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
10B Kew Green, TW9 | 6 minutes from Black Tudors
The Kew Grill is one of two restaurants that TV chef Anthony Worrall Thompson managed to save from the administrators at the begninning of 2009. Along ... More
 
 
 
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Ma Cuisine Bistrot
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
The Old Post Office, 9 Station Approach,, TW9 | 8 minutes from Black Tudors
Ma Cuisine is a model of simple sophistication. Fresh ingredients and traditional recipes are handled simply and satisfying with no homage paid to the latest food ... More
 
 
 
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Wendell Park Primary School
London > Education >
Cobbold Road, W12 | 2.1 miles from Black Tudors
A west London school for 3 to 11 year olds, Wendell Park Primary is housed a Victorian school on Cobbold Road overlooking ... More
 
 
 
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Leiths School of Food and Wine
London > Education > Cookery Courses
16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 2.1 miles from Black Tudors
Courses in practical cookery for enthusiastic amateurs at London's best cookery school. Evening courses at Leiths run from 6.45pm to 9.15pm on a variety ... More
 
 
 
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The Kids Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
107 Gunnersbury Lane, W3 | 30 minutes from Black Tudors
The Kids' Cookery School in West London is a unique venue offering cookery classes and workshops for children aged three upwards. Children can have fun creating ... More
 
 
 
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Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kew Gardens, TW9 | 9 minutes from Black Tudors
Walk among the tree tops at Kew Gardens when you take the Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway, 18 metres above the ground. Designed by Marks Barfield ... More
 
 
 
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Old Deer Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
187 Kew Road, Richmond, TW9 | 21 minutes from Black Tudors
A great place to wander around and get lost, the Old Deer Park - which meanders from the edge of Richmond down to the Thames - ... More
 
 
 
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Jurlique Day Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
300 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 21 minutes from Black Tudors
This fantastic, no-nonsense spa is a great way to treat yourself to a day of pampering, without pushing the boat out too far. Comforting massage, meticulous ... More
 
 
 
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The City Barge
London > Nightlife > Pubs
27 Strand on the Green, W4 | 5 minutes from Black Tudors
Following an extensive refurbishment in late May 2014, this historic 14th century Thames-side pub in Chiswick re-opened as The City Barge, a welcoming bar with a ... More
 
 
 
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The Greyhound
London > Nightlife > Pubs
82 Kew Green, Richmond, TW9 | 7 minutes from Black Tudors
The smallest of four pubs on Kew Green, The Greyhound closed down in 2009 amid fears for its future. Now back open and with its former ... More
 
 
 
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The Bell and Crown
London > Nightlife > Pubs
11-13 Thames Road, Chiswick, W4 | 8 minutes from Black Tudors
There's very little to choose between the pubs along this exceptionally attractive stretch of the Thames, but The Bell and Crown, a Fuller's pub with good ... More
 
 
 
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Vinoteca Chiswick
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
18 Devonshire Road, W4 | 24 minutes from Black Tudors
Vinoteca opens 7th October 2013. Vinoteca has been doing a fine job of serving fine wines in an informal setting since the company opened its first ... More
 
 
 
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Tap Tavern
London > Nightlife > Bars
Princes Street, TW9 | 33 minutes from Black Tudors
Located in the heart of Richmond, Tap Tavern feeds London's desire for gin and craft beer with a carefully curated menu of micro-brewed beers and small ... More
 
 
 
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Tea Box
London > Nightlife > Bars
7 Paradise Road, TW9 | 35 minutes from Black Tudors
Mostly the pick of London's traditional afternoon teas are found within the city's top hotels. But the Tea Box in Richmond's Paradise Road exists only to ... More
 
 
 
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Kew Gardens Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kew Gardens, Richmond upon Thames, TW9 | 9 minutes from Black Tudors
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Chiswick House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington Lane, Chiswick House Grounds, Chiswick, W4 | 19 minutes from Black Tudors
One of the most glorious examples of 18th century British architecture, Chiswick House was designed by the third Earl of Burlington (1694-1753). A triumph of the ... More
 
 
 
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High Road House
London > Business > Venue Hire
162 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4 | 26 minutes from Black Tudors
Chiswick felt like it had truly arrived when Soho House owner Nick Jones decided 2006 was a good time to open up here - 'first Soho, ... More
 
 
 

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'Say Cheese!': Portraits From The past'Say Cheese!': Portraits From The past'Say Cheese!': Portraits From The pastA picture is worth a thousand words... or so the saying goes. Children aged 7 to 11 can discover what portraits from the past can tell us about peoples' lives. Probe the National Archives to discover the stories behind the smiles. Then, star in your very own Victorian portrait, complete with a frame designed by you.2019-02-21T00:00:00+00002019-02-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The National Archives,   Ruskin Avenue  Richmond    TW9 4DU
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
PRICING  £7.50, under 7s Free
DATES  Running until  Thursday 21st February 2019
VENUE  The National Archives 
A picture is worth a thousand words... or so the saying goes. Children aged 7 to 11 can discover what portraits from the past can tell us about peoples' lives. Probe the National Archives to discover the stories behind the smiles. Then, star in your very own Victorian portrait, complete with a frame designed by you.... More about this event
 
Black TudorsBlack TudorsBlack TudorsThe stories of ten Africans and their paths through Tudor and Stuart England are traced in this fascinating new book, in which Dr Miranda Kaufmann uncovers a rich array of detail about their daily lives and how they were treated. The author, a Senior Research Fellow at the University of London's Institute of Commonwealth Studies, talks aboutBlack T2019-02-28T19:30:00+00002019-02-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The National Archives,   Ruskin Avenue  Richmond    TW9 4DU
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  £10
DATES  Thursday 28th February 2019 - 7.30pm-9pm
VENUE  The National Archives 
The stories of ten Africans and their paths through Tudor and Stuart England are traced in this fascinating new book, in which Dr Miranda Kaufmann uncovers a rich array of detail about their daily lives and how they were treated. The author, a Senior Research Fellow at the University of London's Institute of Commonwealth Studies, talks aboutBlack T... More about this event
 
Memory and Fiction: Rowan ColemanMemory and Fiction: Rowan ColemanMemory and Fiction: Rowan ColemanRowan Coleman is a Sunday Times bestselling author, who has published over ten books including The Memory Book, We Are All Made Of Stars and the critically acclaimed The Summer Of Impossible Things. Join her ahead of the publication of her forthcoming novel in the summer of 2019 to find out more about the variety of stories, histories and archival 2019-03-07T19:30:00+00002019-03-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The National Archives,   Ruskin Avenue  Richmond    TW9 4DU
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  £20
DATES  Thursday 7th March 2019 - 7.30pm-9pm
VENUE  The National Archives 
Rowan Coleman is a Sunday Times bestselling author, who has published over ten books including The Memory Book, We Are All Made Of Stars and the critically acclaimed The Summer Of Impossible Things. Join her ahead of the publication of her forthcoming novel in the summer of 2019 to find out more about the variety of stories, histories and archival ... More about this event
 
LGBTQ+ history and collections at the Bishopsgate InstituteLGBTQ+ history and collections at the Bishopsgate InstituteLiterary & Education, Talk.2019-03-08T18:30:00+00002019-03-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The National Archives,   Ruskin Avenue  Richmond    TW9 4DU
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LGBTQ+ history and collections at the Bishopsgate Institute
The Restless Kings: Dr. Nick BarrattThe Restless Kings: Dr. Nick BarrattThe Restless Kings: Dr. Nick BarrattIn The Restless Kings, historian and author Dr. Nick Barratt presents the tumultuous struggle for supremacy between the first Plantagenet king, Henry II, and his four sons - a drama that tore apart the most powerful family in western Europe and shaped the future of two nations. Although the key events took place over 800 years ago, their significan2019-03-12T19:30:00+00002019-03-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The National Archives,   Ruskin Avenue  Richmond    TW9 4DU
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  £10
DATES  Tuesday 12th March 2019 - 7.30pm-9pm
VENUE  The National Archives 
In The Restless Kings, historian and author Dr. Nick Barratt presents the tumultuous struggle for supremacy between the first Plantagenet king, Henry II, and his four sons - a drama that tore apart the most powerful family in western Europe and shaped the future of two nations. Although the key events took place over 800 years ago, their significan... More about this event
 
Mapping German Missile Attacks On London 1944-45Mapping German Missile Attacks On London 1944-45Literary & Education, Talk.2019-03-15T14:00:00+00002019-03-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The National Archives,   Ruskin Avenue  Richmond    TW9 4DU
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Mapping German Missile Attacks On London 1944-45
Building LondonBuilding LondonLiterary & Education, Kids' Workshop.2019-03-16T10:30:00+00002019-03-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The National Archives,   Ruskin Avenue  Richmond    TW9 4DU
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Prince Arthur: The Tudor King Who Never WasPrince Arthur: The Tudor King Who Never WasLiterary & Education, Talk.2019-03-20T14:00:00+00002019-03-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The National Archives,   Ruskin Avenue  Richmond    TW9 4DU
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Prince Arthur: The Tudor King Who Never Was
Shadow King: The Life And Death Of Henry VIShadow King: The Life And Death Of Henry VILiterary & Education, Author Event.2019-03-28T18:30:00+00002019-03-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The National Archives,   Ruskin Avenue  Richmond    TW9 4DU
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Shadow King: The Life And Death Of Henry VI
 
 

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Orchids Festival
Orchids Festival
Exhibitions | Until 10th March 2019 

Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens) 9 minutes walk from Black Tudors

A stunning visual treat, this year's Orchids Festival at Kew is inspired by the biodiversity of Colombia, which is home ...More

 

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A vast event space next to the Thames and overlooking Canary Wharf, Magazine London is ...More

 
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Adam Handling, the award-winning chef behind the Frog restaurants in Hoxton and Covent Garden, has ...More

 
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A new multi-purpose state-of-the-art 1,200-seat theatre comes to ...More

 
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Bold prints, touches of neon and flashes of gold give this Slug and Lettuce located ...More

 
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The third Near & Far from the group behind The Magic Roundabout, and The Good ...More

 
Motley
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Located in the Qbic hotel in Whitechapel, Motley is an all-day bar and restaurant which ...More

 
Brixton Winter Carnival
Concerts | On 22nd February 

Electric Brixton

A carnival experience with Europe's largest static Carnival soundsystem. Performers include Ms Dynamite, Lotto Boyzz, Robbo Ranx, Rampage Sound, UCOM, Shabba DJs and DJ Illness....More

Brixton Disco Festival
Brixton Disco Festival
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 27th April 

Electric Brixton

Horse Meat Disco and Some Voices Choir get the party started at Brixton's multi-venue disco ...More

 
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Lazinc was first established in 2006 by contemporary art specialist Steve Lazarides....More

Stewart Copeland Lights Up The Orchestra
Stewart Copeland Lights Up The Orchestra
Concerts | On 30th March 

Southbank Centre

An orchestral celebration of Stewart Copeland's legendary career, ...More

 
David Gray
David Gray
Concerts | On 17th March 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Folk rock singer-songwriter and guitarist, David Gray, whose 1998 album White Ladder was the fifth ...More

 
The Zutons
The Zutons
Concerts | On 30th March 

Roundhouse

After nine years apart, Liverpool indie-rock band The Zutons celebrates the 15th anniversary of its ...More

 
David Rodigan & the Outlook Orchestra
Concerts | On 12th March 

Royal Albert Hall

After the success of the Royal Festival Hall and Somerset House with the Outlook Orchestra last year, Reggae star and veteran DJ David Rodigan performs Jamaican classics with ...More

Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2019
Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2019
Dance | On 31st March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The Russian Ballet Icons Gala, an annual fixture ...More

 
Saburo Teshigawara's The Idiot
Saburo Teshigawara's The Idiot
Dance | From 20th March 

The Print Room at the Coronet

A man, a woman and a rat move ...More

 
Uniqlo Tate Late February
Uniqlo Tate Late February
Exhibitions | On 22nd February 

Tate Modern

Taking place on Friday 22nd, the February Uniqlo Late at Tate Modern celebrates women in ...More

 
V&A Friday Late: Sonic Boom
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Exhibitions | On 22nd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The V&A's February Friday Late, Sonic Boom, explores ...More

 
Vapiano Centre Point
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Located within the Centre Point development, Vapiano is a pasta place where you top up ...More

 
The Oak W2
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Set on the cusp of Notting Hill on Westbourne Park Road, The Oak W2 is ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

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