Queen’s Gate School, an independent school for girls established in the borough in 1891, is opening up its archives for a special one-off exhibition to celebrate 125 years of the School on Monday, 14 November.

Queen’s Gate is the school of luminaries such as Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Nigella Lawson and Trinny Woodall, and the event will feature speakers including historian Kate Williams, and a special memories tree.

The programme of the evening is as follows:

6.30pm: Professor Kate Williams, London life in the 1890s

7.30pm: Caryl Harris, Behind closed doors: Quirky Queen’s Gate residents

8.30pm: Nia Webb, Queen’s Gate: An Unschooly School

Tickets for the event are £10 (students – £0!) and can be booked online.

Doors open at 6.00pm and close at 9.00pm, and you can come and go as you please. Free refreshments will be served throughout the evening.

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