december, 2020

thu03dec6:30 pm7:30 pmVirtual EventOnline talk - Victorian Do-Gooders6:30 pm - 7:30 pm JQ Cemetries Event Organized By: Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries Project Event Type :Tours, Talks & Walks

Event Details

Discover how George Dawson and his associates changed Birmingham for the better and how this influenced social reform on a national scale.

Discover how George Dawson and his associates changed Birmingham for the better and how this influenced social reform on a national scale with Louise Deakin and Doug Wilks from Jewellery Quarter Research Trust. The Jewellery Quarter Research Trust have been working with the Everything to Everybody project, looking at the role of George Dawson in the creation of the Shakespeare Memorial Library and the impact of this resource on the cultural life of the city.

This talk will take place via Zoom. Ticket holders will be sent a link and password to join the zoom session on the day of the talk.

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Time

(Thursday) 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location

JQ Cemetries

Hockley, Birmingham, B18 6JZ

Organizer

Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries ProjectThis £2.3 million restoration to Key Hill and Warstone Lane cemeteries is funded through a partnership between Birmingham City Council, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and the Jewellery Quarter Development Trust. The works will include extensive restoration work undertaken to the catacombs, boundary walls, footpaths, drainage and landscaping.josie.wall@jqdt.org Post: Studio 508F, The Big Peg, 120 Vyse Street, Birmingham, B18 6NF

JQ CemetriesHockley, Birmingham, B18 6JZAddress is for the JQ Railway Station, it is close to both cemeteries

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