Learn about the original âsport of kings' and the favourite pastime of King Henry VIII. Meet period falconers and their noble hawks, discover the skills required to train birds of prey, examine the curious equipment designed to keep them and hear all about the life and duties of a court falconer. Find out how falconry has shaped our English language, how hawking nearly changed the course of British history and why falconry is still practised today.
To be held in the Piazza of the British Library.
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