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Remember, Remember the 5th Of November

UK Parliament, London.

Remember, Remember the 5th of November with David Prior, Head of Public Services & Outreach, Parliamentary Archives

On 5 November 1605 Guy Fawkes was caught red handed in the cellars beneath the Houses of Parliament with 36 barrels of Gunpowder. Over 400 years later that date in the calendar is still associated with bonfires and fireworks.

In this Bonfire night event David Prior from the Parliamentary Archives explains the reasons behind the Gunpowder Plot, the conspirators' plans and why the plot failed. In doing so he will discuss the plot's significance and its place in the national consciousness.

At the end of the talk, 15 minutes are available for you to ask questions.

This is an online event and will be hosted on Microsoft Teams Live Events which you can access through web browsers like Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge. Safari is not currently supported. You do not need a Microsoft account to join the event. We will send full details of how to join the event online following registration.
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