Devotion, Lust & an Exploding King: stories of love & death from Medieval & Tudor Syon Park, 7.30pm, 15 January 2024

In this illustrated talk, Howard Simmons, a professional guide at Syon for 10 years, will describe the Bridgettine nuns’ love of God, Henry VIII’s dissolution of the monasteries, his love of money and power and the marriages, births and deaths associated with his six wives, plus the strange account of his corpse exploding in Syon’s crypt!

This will be an in-person event at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, W4, and it will also be offered via Zoom. There is no charge to join this event but if you want to join on-line, please reserve a place here via Ticket Tailor

Your ticket will provide the Zoom joining details.

A modest donation from visitors (non-members) is always welcome

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