image for Talk item typeJonathan Sumption 'The Black Prince' at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

Talk, Fri 17 Nov 2017

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Jonathan Sumption: 'The Black Prince: the King who never reigned'

Join us at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge on the evening of Friday 17th November for a talk from lawyer & historian, Jonathan Sumption on ‘The Black Prince: The King Who Never Reigned’, followed by a delicious 3-course dinner to raise funds for Canterbury Cathedral .

About the speaker

After reading history at Magdalen College, Oxford, and serving for four years as a history Fellow of the College, Lord Sumption was called to the Bar (Inner Temple) in 1975 and took Silk in 1986. His practice covered all aspects of Commercial, EU and Competition, Public and Constitutional Law. Alongside his career as lawyer and a Supreme Court judge, his most noted publications are his series on The Hundred Years’ War, currently in four volumes (five are planned).

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 17 Nov 2017 19:00

Prices

Tickets £59.00, booking required.

Directions

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Map reference: TR 150578  Lat: 51.27900 Long: 1.08265

By Train:
Canterbury West and Canterbury East train stations are both 0.5 miles away (10 min walk). Journey time from London by train is approximately just under one hour.

By Road:
If you are using Satellite Navigation, you should enter the address ‘Burgate, Canterbury’ rather than using our postcode.
- From London: From M2 and M20 motorways, follow signs to A2 or Canterbury. Arriving in Canterbury, turn right onto the ring road at Rheims Way roundabout. Keep the city walls on
your left. After the 3rd (St George’s) roundabout, turn left into Burgate
- From Dover/Folkestone: Follow signs to Canterbury. You will arrive at the St George’s roundabout. Turn right onto the ring road and then left into Burgate.
- From Ashford: Follow signs to Canterbury (A28). At Wincheap roundabout, turn right. Follow ring road. Turn left into Burgate. There is a Park and Ride site as you enter the city from this direction.

Cathedral entrance gates:
• 7am – 6pm turn RIGHT into Postern Gate, just after Pub.
• 6pm – 7am continue straight down Burgate, turning right into Christ Church Gate just after
Cathedral Café.
• After 9pm – ring bell on left hand side of Christ Church Gate to gain entrance.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Canterbury East/West station