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Big Ben

Wed 29th January @ 6:45 pm

THE ARTS SOCIETY EAST SUSSEX 

Big Ben

by Tim Redmond

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Big Ben is one of the most iconic buildings in the world – it identifies the UK and democracy in the Western world.  But there is a lot more to this tower than the beautiful external gothic architecture; and Tim will prove this to you.  Using stunning images, he will take you on a virtual tour of the interior, saving you the effort of climbing 334 spiral stairs.  He will explain the historical background and discuss the friction between the often controversial personalities involved in the building and designing of the tower.  Tim will then take you behind those magnificent clock faces; show and explain the workings of the enormous clock mechanism; before finally taking you into the belfry and presenting before you – Big Ben, the most famous bell in the world! 

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The Hove Club, 28 Fourth Avenue, Hove BN3 2PJ

6.45 for 7.45pm

Members free, visitors welcome to attend no more than 2 lectures at £8.00 per lecture by prior arrangement

Membership Secretary and information: 01273 206458 / www.eastsussexarts.org.uk  / 

email: jessica.rosenthal958@gmail.com

Details

Date:
Wed 29th January
Time:
6:45 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Hove Club
28 Fourth Avenue
Hove, BN3 2PJ United Kingdom
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Organiser

Arts Society East Sussex
Website:
http://www.eastsussexarts.org.uk/