Royal Oak announces the spring season of British cultural events in the US


Entertainment with style: Nancy Astor and Nancy Lancaster
Friday 22.4 at the 6 p.m. EST in NYC (also available to rent zoom recordings)
Followed by reception & book signing

Two American-born wives and cousins, politicians Nancy Astor and interior designer Nancy Lancaster transformed 20thCentury British culture with its inspiration in creating the English country style as well as its graceful and refined method of entertaining. Your descendants, designers Jane Churchill and photographer Emily Astor will talk about their relatives and show previously unreleased family photos from Cliveden, Nancy Astors Country house as well as several houses owned by Nancy Lancaster.

spirit of England: The heady story of gin
Tuesday, April 26th at the 2 p.m. EST. Zoom webinar available live and for rental
Ian Coxlecturer and historian

Out of James Bonds Vesper martini to classic summer G&T, gin is undeniable England most famous spirit – now transformed with modern mixology and small-batch gin distilleries. The history of the drink is a rollicking tale involving the British aristocracy and Parliament, class struggles, the consumption of millions of kegs, the deaths of thousands and more!

Other upcoming events are:

Noble Ambition: The Fall and Rise of the English Country House After World War II
Tuesday May 3rd at the 2 p.m. EST. Zoom webinar available live and for rental
Adrian Tinniswood OBE, noted author

Spitalfields: From Huguenots to Hipsters
Online walking tour led by Mark Rowland, London historian and tour guide
Wednesday May 11th at the 2 p.m. EST. Zoom webinar available live and for rental

A heaven on earth: William Morris Kelmscott Manor revisited
Tuesday, May 24th at 2 o’clock pm EUROPEAN DAYLIGHT TIME. Zoom webinar available live and for rental
Jeremy MussonFSA, historian and author

Isle of Wight: England in small
Online tour guided by Rob Smithtravel Guide
Wednesday June 1st at the 5 p.m. EST. Zoom webinar available live and for rental

For ticket prices and other upcoming events, visit

SOURCE The Royal Oak Foundation


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