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new season of events

discover our april to june 2018 what"s on event programme, including talks, film screenings and lates.


machines reading the archive: handwritten text recognition software

any researcher who has used online newspaper archives, repositories of digitised books or even...


suffrage 100 - the fight for the female vote

2018 marks 100 years since some women were given the vote in parliamentary elections...


changes to car parking at the national archives’ site in kew

from 3 april 2018, the national archives will be implementing new charges in our...


the time travel club - second world war spies

family event investigate the life and experiences of second world war spy karl richter.?learn about...


female agents of the second world war

talk women of the special operations executive french section underwent a rigorous training regime for...


suffragette city now open

"suffragette city" is an exhibition and immersive experience at the london pavilion

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