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Andrew Marvell at school, 1629-33, with Dr Stewart Mottram

HANDS ON HISTORY MUSEUM, South Church Side, Hull, HU1 1RR

28 Mar 2020

13.00

FREE

Andrew Marvell (1621-78) was schooled in the building that is now the Hands on History Museum, later enjoying a political career as MP for Hull. Marvell’s political views are a recognised influence on his poetry, but how influential was Marvell’s boyhood in Hull? This talk explores Marvell’s grammar school life and its mark on poems including ‘To his Coy Mistress’.

Free, booking essential.

Venue Details

HANDS ON HISTORY MUSEUM,
South Church Side,
Hull,
HU1 1RR

01482 300 300

info@hcandl.co.uk

http://bit.ly/1LcC4Cy

The Hands on History Museum, in the old Grammar School where William Wilberforce studied, houses the story of Hull and its people. Entry to the museum is free. Hands on History includes a fascinating glimpse into Victorian times, the Story of Hull and also features the Egyptian Gallery. This gallery is home to a genuine 2,600 year old mummy and unique replicas of King Tutankhamen’s treasures.

Facilities

Accessible Information Points

Accessible Toilets

Assistance Dogs

Baby Changing

Wheelchair Access

Opening Times

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
Closed
Friday
Closed
Saturday
12pm-4pm on the second and fourth Saturday of each month
Sunday
Closed