Exhibition explores 500 Years of German Protestants in Britain
7 September - 5 November 2017
| St George's German Lutheran Church, E1 London
Exhibition explores the history of German Protestants in Britain
As the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation is celebrated across the world in 2017, a new exhibition '500 Years: German Protestants in Britain' explores the history of German Protestants in Britain from September at St George's German Lutheran Church, London.
The German churches and their members have left a significant mark on British society and Anglo-German relations. From King George I to Dietrich Bonhoeffer, from the German Chapel Royal to the Palatine refugees – the history of German Protestants in Britain is wide-ranging and captivating.
A series of events will accompany the exhibition, covering different facets of this 500-year history.
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In 2017 we mark 500 years of Reformation. Here we look at the life and work of Martin Luther, his translation of the bible, the ‘sites of the Reformation’ and more.