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Lunchtime Museum Collections Talk

1 — 1:45pm - Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Venue: The Dugdale Centre
39 London Road, Enfield, EN2 6DS, United Kingdom,

Regular monthly talks on the museum’s collections, FREE with 10% off in the café for the day with collected tickets, advanced ticket reservations recommended. Tuesday 12 February, 1pm-1.45pm THE ROMAN LEAD COFFIN FROM BURLEIGH ROAD by Neil Pinchbeck from the Enfield Archaeology Society. In this talk hear about the Roman Lead Coffin discovered on Burleigh Road. Find out more about the coffin and the excavations involved and hear about Roman Enfield. Tuesday 12 March, 1pm-1.45pm SUFFRAGISTS & SUFFRAGETTES IN ENFIELD, EDMONTON & SOUTHGATE by Joe Studman In April 2018 a statue of Millicent Fawcett was unveiled in Parliament Square. On the Plinth were listed 59 names of women & men who contributed to the fight to win the vote in 1918 & in 1928. At least 10 of those names campaigned in our borough. Tuesday 9 April, 1pm-1.45pm WWI AIRSHIP RAID OVER ENFIELD by David Marks On the 3rd September 1916, Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson flying his BE2c aircraft tracked the SL11 airship over Enfield and fired on it, bringing it down in a field in Cuffley. This illustrated talk will focus on the Cuffley airship and Enfield’s ‘night to remember’. David is a member of the Airship Heritage Trust and a committee member of Cross & Cockade International (The First World War Aviation Historical Society). Museum of Enfield, Dugdale Centre, 39 London Road, Enfield, EN2 6DS Tickets: FREE Advanced online ticket reservation recommended

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