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The day Parliament burned down

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The gripping story of 16th October 1834, when a huge ball of fire exploded from the roof of the old Palace of Westminster and destroyed one of London’s most famous buildings. Come and hear Dr Caroline Shenton, Director of the Parliamentary Archives and author of an acclaimed new book of the same name, tell the tale.

Friends of the Library: £2.50 Others: £3.50 Students: FREE

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