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Masques in the Banqueting House

Posted by: CEWBJ Team 8 years, 9 months ago


The Banqueting House, Whitehall, currently has an exhibition called 'Performing for the King: The Making of a Court Masque' , which runs from 19 July to 1 September 2013. The masque highlighted at the centre of the show is Aurelian Townshend Tempe Restored, but Jonson also makes an appearance. More information can be found at
A related exhibition on court fashion, with some nice sidelights on masque costume, is also running at the Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, to 6 October 2013:


Martin Butler


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