The Crown historian to give Pershore lecture - The Evesham Observer

The Crown historian to give Pershore lecture

Evesham Editorial 15th Apr, 2023   0

BRITISH historian and biographer Robert Lacey, author of best-selling Royal biographies, will be giving the 2023 Friends Memorial Lecture at Pershore Abbey on May 19.

He is best known for his work as historian to the Netflix award-winning drama The Crown.

Robert has chosen a controversial title for his lecture, bearing in mind that it will be taking place less than two weeks after the coronation of the King. His title is: “King Charles III – does Britain need another monarch?”

The Friends of Pershore Abbey are delighted to have been able to persuade Robert to come to Pershore for this major fund-raising event.

Established in 1932, the Friends exists to maintain, restore and improve the fabric of Pershore Abbey including its furniture and ornaments for the benefit of the public.

Recent projects that the Friends of Pershore Abbey have supported include live streaming equipment enabling services to be broadcast online, new floodlighting and internal lighting scheme.

Further schemes designed to keep the Abbey performing for the community are lined up, funds permitting.

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