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Southampton Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies

The Beau Monde: Fashionable Society in Georgian London Event

20 November 2013
Chawton House Library Chawton Hampshire GU34 1SJ

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Chawton House Library on 01420 541010 or email .

Event details

A book launch and talk organised by the Southampton Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies and Chawton House Library.

Historian Hannah Greig introduces the Beau Monde of Georgian England, a world of gossip, intrigue and scandal where conspicuous consumption and the right address, dinner guests, clothes, jewels and seat at the opera marked your status in society and were a passport to power.

Ticket Information

All evening Lectures begin with a wine reception and canapés at 6.30 and the lectures begin at 7.00 pm.   Tickets £10; Students/Friends: £7.50
Purchase online or by ringing Chawton House Library on 01420 541010.

Speaker information

Hannah Greig,University of York,Lecturer in History

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