View our programme of online talks, webinars and family events in date order.
What’s On in October
Ethel Rosenberg: A Cold War tragedy
Friday 29 October at 14:00
Join author and historian Anne Sebba as she brings to life Ethel Rosenberg’s tragic story with dramatic prison letters that Ethel exchanged with her husband, lawyer and psychotherapist over a three-year period, as well as interviews with Ethel’s two sons and others who knew her, including a fellow prisoner.
What’s On in November
The wedding of the century: Arthur and Katherine (1501)
Friday 12 November at 14:00
The wedding of Katherine of Aragon to Arthur Tudor in November 1501 was the most spectacular royal wedding and public festival of the 15th/16th century. Join us in looking at the incredible detail of the wedding but also its wider consequences for the Tudor family and for England.
All the Kings’ Fools: Disability and the Tudors
Wednesday 17 November at 19:30
From the nobility to the lowest of society (including William Somer, Henry VIII’s fool at court), Phillipa Vincent-Connolly casts a light on the lives of disabled people in Tudor England and guides us through the social, religious, cultural and ruling classes’ response to disability as it was then perceived.
Live audio-drama: A stranger in a strange place
Thursday 18 November at 19:00
The true story of Claudius Smart, a Jamaican Marine Engineer, is brought shockingly to life in this one-off audio-play, which explores the repatriation of people from the British West Indies in 1920s Liverpool. Written by Mel Pennant. Produced in collaboration with Tamasha.