The Museum of London recently acquired a very rare silver plate that once belonged to Samuel Pepys. From their website:
If you’re in or near London you may be interested in a new Pepys walking tour hosted by Alice Ford-Smith, The Walking Librarian on Twitter:
Last year saw the publication of a new abridged edition of the diary, which (we mentioned here) and a couple of years ago we had a review of the fascinating book Samuel Pepys and His Books. Both are by Dr Kate Loveman who has kindly agreed to answer any questions you might have for her.
Coming up soon at London’s Old Vic theatre is 17c, a play about Pepys. From the website:
If you’re near London’s western reaches on Saturday 22nd September 2018 you might be interested to know that Swakeleys Estate is open as part of Open House London.
On 11 March 2019, Gresham College in London have a lecture called Gresham’s Bequest to Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn. From the website:
Here’s an event by Gresham College (in the Encyclopedia) that might interest anyone within reach of London…
On 21 October 2017 there’s a walk related to Pepys as part of the Literary Footprints Festival in London.
BBC Radio 4 are putting on a concert of songs composed for Samuel Pepys by Cesare Morelli, the musician who joined Pepys’ household in the 1670s. The concert is at Pepys’ local church, St Olave’s, on 15 February 2017, and is free to attend, although you must reserve tickets (see below). The concert will be recorded for a feature on Radio 4 in the future.
Here are the details:
London’s National Maritime Museum has a new exhibition opening soon, Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution. It runs from 20th November to 28th March 2016. Their blurb: