tue26sep6:30 pmtue7:30 pmOnline Lecture: General BurgoyneOnline lecture by Norman Poser6:30 pm - 7:30 pm The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook Now

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Professor Norman Poser will describe the extraordinary garden party which Burgoyne arranged in 1774, and for which he wrote the play The Maid of the Oaks (Adam designed the ballroom for the party) to celebrate the marriage of Burgoyne’s nephew Lord Stanley (the future Earl of Derby) to Lady Elizabeth Hamilton. He will also describe the notorious scandal that followed the marriage, as well as Burgoyne’s career as a playwright and his liaison, after his wife died, with the actress Susan Caulfield.

The talks starts at 6.30pm.

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(Tuesday) 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


The Georgian Group

6 Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia

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