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Conservation and Preservation of the Tudor Warship the Mary Rose: Professor Schofield

The next speaker (8th April) is Professor Eleanor Schofield, Head of Conservation and Collections care at the Mary Rose Trust, where she has been in charge since 2012. She studied at Imperial College London in Material Sciences and is currently an Honorary Professor at Kent University.

The title of her talk will be ‘Conservation and Preservation of the Tudor Warship the Mary Rose’.

Where and when
The talk takes place on Monday 8th April starting at 7pm at The Regency Suite – above the Conservative Club in Shanklin in Palmerston Road, just off the High Street.

The nearest car parks are in Landguard Road and Orchardleigh Road, both only two or three minutes walk to the Conservative Club. Parking is free after 6pm.

As we have to pay a rent for the facilities, we have to ask for a donation of at least £3 on the door to make sure we cover all our expenses. i.e. the rent, cost of speakers’ travel expenses and a meal, plus overnight accommodation if needed.

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