It’s Brussels my dear!

Saturday 3 October 2020 at 3 p.m.

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History spans several centuries and paints a fascinating picture of relations between the two countries.

The characters are varied: wool and cloth merchants in the Middle Ages, Margaret of York, nuns on the run seeking refuge in Brussels, the Duke of Wellington slipping away from a ball to confront Napoleon, English tourists hurrying on the battlefield, Leopold I, closely linked to the Court of England and Queen Victoria, travelling writers such as the Brontë sisters, some spies, entrepreneurs and industrialists like Cockerill, and heroes like Edith Cavell and Montgomery …

This guided tour is like an English novel: elegant, full of twists, anecdotes and scoops!