Online talks

Our exciting online programme of talks are free for everyone and include a live Q&A with the expert, specialist or guest speaker.

What’s Online in 2021

Rebel Countess: Eleanor de Montfort and the Second Barons’ war 1264-5
29 June | 17:00
In her own time, Eleanor de Montfort was one of the most important women in England. Prof. Wilkinson assesses her role, the pressures which were placed upon her and the fates of those who
supported her in 1265.

What’s On in July
General sale starts Monday 21 June, 09:00

Musical Truth: A Musical History of Modern Black Britain in 28 Songs
21 July | 19:30
Jeffrey Boakye introduces key moments in Black British history through the lens of modern music. Learn about the ground-breaking musicians whose songs have changed the world and discover key moments in the Black British narrative.

In Their Own Write: The Testimony of the Victorian English and Welsh Poor
23 July | 14:00
In this talk you’ll meet ordinary people at the extreme lower strata of Victorian society, who campaigned to their social “betters” for more acceptable levels of poor relief by changing their rights within the welfare system of the time.