The Mausolea & Monuments Trust

Events Archive

Online talk: Death and dynasty

13 October 2021

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Visit to French Mausolea - Postponed

22 September 2021

POSTPONED - A trip led by Anthony Geraghty to look at sites associated with French royal dynasties ... more

TOUR: Magnificence Restored: Monuments and Mausolea at Kensal Green.

14 August 2021

A special, one-off tour, led by Henry Vivian-Neal, will focus particularly on the monuments and mausolea at Kensal Green recently all beautifully restored by Historic England including those of ... more

Online talk: The Chapel Royal of Saint Peter ad Vincula: Life and Death at HM Tower of London.

11 August 2021

A talk by Alfred Hawkins tracing the history of the Chapel Royal and Royal Peculiar of Saint Peter ad Vincula within the Tower of London ... more

Online talk: Understanding Scottish Graveyards

14 July 2021

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Online talk: Beckford’s Tower in Bath: Public landmark or private monument?

16 June 2021

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Online talk: Immortalising the Kims: Experiencing the Preservation of Political Eternity in North Korea

12 May 2021

A talk by Sam Swash on the subject of his doctorate research - the importance of the mausoleum at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, in North Korea. ... more

The origins and sources of the Royal Mausoleum at Frogmore

7 April 2021

A talk by Michael Hall, editor of the Burlington Magazine, which will examine the reasons why Queen Victoria commissioned a mausoleum for herself and Prince Albert in 1862 ... more

Final Journey: Funeral Trains

17 March 2021

A lecture given by Nicolas Wheatley, following the publication of his new book on funeral trains ... more

Between Triumph and Disaster: French Royal Funerals from Louis XIV to Louis XVIII

10 February 2021

A talk by Philip Mansel, whose biography of Louis XIV King of the World was published in 2019 ... more

New Insights into London Cemeteries

6 January 2021

A talk by Brian Parsons ... more

Tour of Farnborough Abbey and Farnborough Hill School

30 October 2019

Join the MMT tour of Farnborough Abbey, led by Professor Anthony Geraghty ... more

Mausolea & Monuments Trust AGM 2019

20 July 2019

The 2019 AGM will take place in Arnos Vale Cemetery in Bristol, and will be followed by a tour of the cemetery ... more

Westminster Abbey Tour

15 May 2019

Mausolea & Monuments Trust members are invited to attend a private tour of the Westminster Abbey galleries, led by curator Dr Susan Jenkins ... more

Sepulchral Sculpture: A Sacrificial Mystery - A Talk by Alexander Stoddart

11 April 2019

Sculptor in Ordinary to H M The Queen in Scotland, join Alexander Stoddart as he looks at current sculptural development in the UK ... more

2018 Symposium: Resurrecting the dead

13 October 2018

The MMT's 2018 symposium will explore the maintenance and restoration of funerary architecture and/or sculpture, through a range of approaches, with papers from some of the country’s leading curatorial and architectural professionals. ... more

Lecture: War Memorials

12 September 2018

12 September 2018 Join Clive Aslet, journalist and writer, as he looks at the poignant subject of war memorials. ... more

Mausolea, Monuments and the Country House

5 July 2018

John Goodall, Architectural Editor of Country Life will be giving a talk entitled 'Mausolea, Monuments and the Country House' on 5 July 2018 at The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ - Please click here to Register for this Event now!! ... more

Scarisbrick Mausoleum Open Day

26 May 2018

"Houses of the Dead", talk by Tim Knox, Patron and former Chairman of the MMT ... more

Sir William Chambers forgotten masterpiece: a mausoleum for Frederick, Prince of Wales

24 May 2018

A talk by Dr Frances Sands, Curator of Drawings and Books at Sir John Soane's Museum ... more

Ivan Mestrovic: Monuments and Mausolea

15 November 2017

A lecture by Gavin Stamp and Roger Bowdler ... more

Great Witley Church and Witley Court, Worcestershire

12 August 2017

A visit to Great Witley, England's finest Baroque church and Great Witley Court ... more

Newman Brothers' Coffin Furniture Works, Birmingham

13 May 2017

A return visit to the restored Newman's Coffin Furniture Factory, Key Hill and Warstone Lane cemeteries ... more

A tour of selected mausolea in North Yorkshire

18 July 2016

A joint visit with the York Georgian Society ... more

The Architecture of Death

11 March 2016

The inaugural MMT Student Symposium ... more

Death & Memory: Soane and the Architecture of Legacy

26 February 2016

Private View for MMT members at Sir John Soane's Museum ... more

Young's Night Thoughts and the Origins of the Garden Cemetery

3 November 2015

Young's Night Thoughts and the Origins of the Garden Cemetery ... more

Monuments in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds

16 April 2015

Thursday 16th April starting from Charlbury Station - an excursion around some fine monuments in the Cotswolds ... more

Lutyens and the World War 1 Memorials

11 November 2014

An illustrated talk by Dr Gavin Stamp on the history of Lutyens' designs for memorials to those who died in the Great War. ... more

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