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Merlin’s Mechanical Museum at 11 Prince’s Street, Hanover Square
From a mechanical garden to an automatic tea-table, in the late eighteenth century you were bound to find something extraordinary at Merlin’s Museum of Mechanical Amusements.
Jousting at Whitehall Palace
Join the crowds at a royal joust in honour of Elizabeth I.
Refugee Scholars in 1930s London
Scholars fleeing the burgeoning Nazi Party find a safe haven in 1930s Bloomsbury.
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The disrupted funeral of Richard Russell
The rowdy and disorderly funeral of Richard Russell in 1784. Russell was a local magistrate whose funeral was disrupted by the noise and behaviour of a large, enthusiastic crowd.