Special Collections

Georgian Delights: Talk - ‘The Diabolical Cato Street Plot’

On the evening of 23 February 1820, Bow Street Runners entered a hayloft in Cato Street, London, to arrest a group of armed conspirators who were planning to assassinate the British cabinet at a dinner in Grosvenor Square. Exhibition curator Dr Richard Gaunt re-considers the Cato Street Conspiracy, by uncovering its motivation, history and consequences.

Relating to the Georgian Delights exhibition.

1 hour

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