Member’s lunch – 3rd January 2018

 

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Illustrated talk on the Tower of London and the Crown Jewels by Garry Wykes

Garry worked at the Tower of London for 12 years as a Jewel House Warden. His talkincluded some of the amazing history and facts about the Tower with an illustrated background to the world famous Crown Jewels and Royal Regalia. He also touched on some of the most moving and tragic events in the Tower’s 1000 year history and included the funny things that people say. Also he explained the funny side of being a warden dealing with the millions of tourists who flock to see the 25,000 precious stones in the collection.

 

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