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The Crystal Palace – A Talk by Michael Gilbert
February 13th @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Renowned speaker and London guide Michael Gilbert will be coming to give us a talk about the Crystal Palace.
Erected in 1851 to designs by Joseph Paxton it housed the Great Exhibition. Over 800,000 people paid a penny to visit the exhibition.
In 1854 it was dismantled and re-erected at Sydenham.
It was destroyed by fire in 1936.