8th - 9th June 2019

The Story of Regent's Park from Henry VIII's hunting ground to public pleasure park

The Story of Regent's Park from Henry VIII's hunting ground to public pleasure park

8th Jun 2019 2pm - 3:30pm

at On corner of Park Square East and Marylebone Road (North Side) NW1 4LH Nearest tube stations Regents Park and Great Portland Street

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Event Details

Hear about the development of Regent's Park over the last 500 years, from it's origins as Middlesex Forest to its place today as a popular central London pleasure park.  Hear how Henry VIII, Charles 1, Oliver Cromwell and George IV have all played a part in the story.  Find out how the Park was used during WW1 and WW2, which Royal Societies were based here and which films, books and authors have featured Regent's Park.

Led by Susie Fairfax-Davies