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September Lectures & Tours

Audley End: Three Centuries of Collecting
in an English Country House

Online Lecture

Dr. Peter Moore, Curator of Collections and Interiors, Audley End & Wrest Park, English Heritage

Friday, September 23 | 2:00 p.m. (ET)

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October Lectures & Tours

Beauregard-Keyes House,
New Orleans

Online House Tour

Monday, October 3 | 4:00 p.m. ET

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Knole: A Private View into
One of Britain’s Great Houses

In-Person Lecture

Robert Sackville-West, 7th Baron Sackville

Friday, October 7 | 6:00 p.m. (ET)

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Wentworth Woodhouse:
From Grandeur to Disrepair and Rescue

Online Lecture

Oliver Gerrish, Historian and Author

Wednesday, October 12 | 2:00 p.m. (ET)

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The ROF Conservation Studio Tour at Knole

OnlineTour

Monday, October 17th | 2:00 p.m. ET

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The Beauty and Scandal of Georgian Bath

Online Walking Tour

Wednesday, October 19th | 5:00 p.m. ET

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Dickens After Dark :
In the Steps of the Night Walker

Online Walking Tour

Tuesday, October 25 | 2:00 p.m. ET

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Hampton Court & the Queens of England

In-Person Lecture

Dr. Tracy Borman, Author and Joint Chief Curator, Historic Royal Palaces

Thursday, October 27 | 6:00 p.m. (ET)

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November Lectures & Tours

Emily Dickinson House, Amherst, MA

Online House Tour

Tuesday, November 1 | 4:00 p.m. ET

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From Ballrooms to Drawing Rooms: Jane Austen and the English Country House

Online Lecture

Jeremy Musson, FSA, Historian and Author

Thursday, November 3 | 2:00 p.m. (ET)

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The Search for Richard III: Self-Made King or Evil Tyrant?

In-Person Lecture

Carol Ann Lloyd, Historian and Lecturer

Wednesday, November 9 | 6:00 p.m. (ET)

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Downtown Deco, New York City

In-Person Walking Tour

Thursday, November 10 | 4:00 p.m. ET

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Will We be Good Ancestors?: The National Trust in the Future

Online Lecture

René Olivieri, Chair of the National Trust

Monday, November 14 | 1:00 p.m. (ET)

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The Season: Social History of the Debutante

Online Lecture

Kristen Richardson, Author and Social Historian

Wednesday, November 16 | 6:00 p.m. (ET)

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December Lectures & Tours

Victorian Christmas in the London Borough of Islington

Online Walking Tour

Tuesday, December 1 | 5:00 p.m. ET

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The Tudors in Renaissance England at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Online Exhibit Tour

Wednesday, December 7 | 4:00 p.m. ET

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Central Park and 72nd Street

Online Walking Tour

Thursday, December 8 | 4:00 p.m. ET

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Royal Oak’s Fall 2022 Programming will be a mix of online and some in-person events. We will be adding more later in the season. Please check the website for details.

For the Fall 2022 season, primary underwriting provided by Mark Pigott, KBE.

Individual Support for Lectures

We are thankful to loyal Royal Oak members for generously providing critical funding for lectures this season, including: xxxx, xxxx, xxx & xxxx, xx. We also gratefully acknowledge the support of the Marian Meaker Apteckar Foundation

Thank you to the Marian Meaker Apteckar Foundation.

Registration for Live Zoom Lectures & Tours

Some lectures & tours will be held via Zoom. After registering on our website, you will receive an email with a link to the Zoom webinar or meeting. A reminder with the same link will be sent one hour before the lecture. We strongly recommend joining the Zoom at least 10 minutes before the lecture to check for screen and sound issues. A virtual waiting room is open starting 30 minutes before the lecture.

Registration for Zoom Lecture & Tours Rentals

Most lectures & tours will be recorded and available to rent. The link to the recording will be emailed to you at 12 p.m. (ET) the day after the live lecture or tour and will expire at 11:59 p.m. (ET) on the date listed. It will not be available after that date and time. The video is available for streaming only, not for download. Copyright is held by the speaker.

In-Person Events & Health and Safety Guidelines

The Royal Oak Foundation follows local health guidelines required at the time of in-person event. Masks are optional during the event, but face coverings will be provided for those who request them. Royal Oak is not responsible for venue policies or requirements.

Fees & Refunds

Royal Oak members receive a discount on all lectures. You must be signed into the website to receive the discount. We are not able to give refunds if you can no longer attend the live lecture or view the rental in the allotted time, but we can turn your ticket into a tax deductible donation if you email us at least 48 hours before the lecture at zoom@royal-oak.orgRoyal Oak is not responsible for attendees’ technology issues regarding viewing live or recorded lectures.

How To Register

Please register online at www.royal-oak.org/events. If you have questions, please email us at zoom@royal-oak.org for the fastest response. 

All programs are subject to change or cancellation. Visit our website for updates.