Exhibitions, archives and events

23rd September 2005 at 01:00
Gunpowder Treason HM Tower of London (right), Tower Hill, London. Advance tickets and info, tel: 0870 756 7070; Tower Hill, Tower Gateway DLR. To June 30.

The Gunpowder Plot: Parliament and Treason in 1605 Houses of Parliament, London. Info, tel: 020 7219 4272; Westminster, Victoria. Mon- Sat 10am-5pm.

He Who Whispers: Shakespeare and the Gunpowder Plot

Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition, London. Info, tel: 020 7902 1500; London Bridge. To February.

Gunpowder, Treason and Plot National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, London. Info, tel: 020 7306 0055; Leicester Square, Charing Cross. Daily 10am-6pm, ThursFri 9pm.To Dec 18.

Gunpowder Plot 400 Coughton Court, Warwickshire. Info, tel: 01789 400777; Birmingham International. Coughton Court is the ancestral home of the Throckmorton family, of which four plotters were members. Oct 31-Nov 11 (excluding weekends); educational events for key stages 1 and 2 (schools only).

Gunpowder season

Royal Shakespeare Company, The Swan Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon. Info, tel: 0870 609 1110; Stratford, Warwick Parkway. To Nov 5.

Guy Fawkes Experience

Royal Gunpowder Mills, Beaulieau Drive, Essex. Info, tel: 01992 707370; Waltham Cross. Family event with children's activities. The story of the plot told through lights and lamps, Stuart foods, dance and games, secret messages and meetings with the ghost of Guy Fawkes. Sept 24-25.

Display of signed confessions of Guy Fawkes

The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue, Richmond. Tel: 020 8392 5202; Kew Gardens. Oct 1-Nov 19; www.nationalarchives.gov.ukevents.

Remember, Remember

City of Westminster Archives Centre, St Ann's Street, London. Info, tel: 020 7641 5180; Victoria, St James's Park, Westminster. To Dec.

House built by Robert Cecil, the King's chief minister, who unmasked the plot Hatfield House, Hertfordshire. Info, tel: 01707 287010; Hatfield. Sat-Wed only. To Sept 28.

Understanding Guy Fawkes

Museum of London, London Wall, London. Info, tel: 0870 444 3850; St Paul's, Barbican. Study day, Nov 5; family events, Nov 6.

Malicious Mayhem and Mania Syon House, Middlesex. Info, tel: 020 8560 0882; Kew Gardens. Salutes the links between Henry Percy, 9th Earl of Northumberland, and Thomas Percy, with the Gunpowder Plot. Baroque 'n' Roll present Jacobean music and dance, to Oct 30, including The Percys and the Plot Exhibition (Wed, Thurs, Sun only). Nov 4, evening lecture on when Henry and Thomas dined at Syon 400 years ago. Re-enactors take you through the events leading up to Nov 5, 1605.

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