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[pepysdiary] "Re: "Lunchtime event - 25 May, St Olave’s church in London""

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  • Phil Gyford
    No, it said it was from Glyn. Phil ... -- Phil Gyford http://www.gyford.com/
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 2, 2007
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      No, it said it was from Glyn.

      Phil


      At 23:31 +0000 2007-02-01, Barbara Howard wrote:
      >Phil
      >I thought you posted this?
      >
      >I will try to be there.
      >
      >Barbara
      >
      >--- In pepysdiary@yahoogroups.com, Phil Gyford <lists@...> wrote:
      >>
      >> I'm afraid I can't make it to any of this, as I'll be at college
      >all
      >> day, but it sounds like a good plan and I hope some of you can
      >make
      >> it!
      >>
      >> Phil
      >>
      >>
      >> At 22:53 +0000 2007-01-31, glyn_thomas1234 wrote:
      >> >Lunchtime event - 25 May, St Olave's church in London
      >> >and
      >> >Free evening entrance to the Tower of London
      >> >
      >> >If you're are in London on that day, the annual Pepys Memorial
      >> >Lecture will be held in St Olave's church at 12.00 and will last
      >for
      >> >about an hour. Afterwards, if anyone is interested we could have a
      >> >look around the locality (Seething Lane, Crutched Friars, Mark
      >Lane
      >> >etc) and then have an orange juice at the Pepys bar in the Novotel
      >> >hotel nearby.
      >> >
      >> >And if anyone has the afternoon free, people could copy Pepys and
      >> >take a boat trip from the Tower of London down to Greenwich (takes
      >> >about 20 minutes). For non-Brits, riverside Greenwich is a
      >> >designated World Heritage Site and among other things has the
      >> >National Maritime Museum containing the original paintings of
      >Pepys,
      >> >Will Hewer, etc.
      >> >
      >> >There's nothing for anyone to do at present apart from making a
      >note
      >> >in your Diaries EXCEPT that if you are still around in the evening
      >> >you can and should apply NOW to get free access to the Tower of
      >> >London for the "Ceremony of the Keys" (9.30 to 10.15 pm). It's a
      >> >very atmospheric occasion on a dark November night, I'm not sure
      >> >what it's like in daylight in May, but it's something that any
      >> >Londoner or visitor to London should try whenever they have the
      >> >opportunity to do so - Eric Walla has done it so could probably
      >> >advise about what happens.
      >> >
      >> >You can ONLY apply for tickets through this official website:
      >> >http://hrp.org.uk/tower/planning_your_visit/ceremony_of_the_keys
      >> >
      >> >
      >> >
      >> >
      >> >
      >> >Yahoo! Groups Links
      >> >
      >> >
      >> >
      >>
      >> --
      >> Phil Gyford
      >> http://www.gyford.com/
      >>
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      Phil Gyford
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