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Miss Willmotts Garden Warley Place is now just a gaunt ruin and a few cellars open to the weather but it plays a part in British horticultural history as the former home of horticulturist Miss Ellen Willmott [1858 to 1934]. Such was her influence as a grower and breeder that many plants still bear the name willmotti or warleyensis today. (read more...) March 18th, 2020 10:00 AM
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Warley Place 9 Dark Lane Great Warley Brentwood, CM14 5LN United Kingdom Visit  
Annual Morant Lecture Tim Wander will deliver a lecture to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Marconi’s first radio transmission. Extract from an interview with Tim Wander: "On April 14th 1912, the Titanic struck an iceberg - the story's extremely well-known, but 711 lives were saved, solely because she carried radio. She was able to send a CQD distress, or SOS, to summon assistance to some 711 people who were floating in lifeboats at the time. That one event changed the world we live in, and that's perhaps one of the reasons why the sinking of the Titanic is so well reported." (read more...) April 24th, 2020 12:00 PM
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Chelmsford Museum Oaklands Park, Moulsham St, Chelmsford, CM2 9AQ United Kingdom Lecture  
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