Get Stuck In! How to Get Involved in the Heritage Sector

Following an extremely popular talk I gave on Eric Ravilious, hearing of the announcement of Art Fund plans to extend its discounted rate for young people, and reading Fiona Reynolds' article that investigates the part we all have to play in our shared heritage, I take a look at ways you can get involved in … Continue reading Get Stuck In! How to Get Involved in the Heritage Sector

‘My pictures are for the people’: Burne-Jones at Tate Britain

Recently, I went to see the fabulous Edward Burne-Jones exhibition at Tate Britain. In today's blog post I write about some of the background to the exhibition, and offer some of my thoughts about the exhibition. The exhibition is a celebration of the artist's work across different mediums: from oil painting and book illustration to piano … Continue reading ‘My pictures are for the people’: Burne-Jones at Tate Britain

Festive Feasts: A Regency Christmas Extravaganza

On Thursday 20 December, I gave a 'Pavilion Tale' talk at the Royal Pavilion in Brighton, on 'Festive Feasts: A Regency Christmas Extravaganza'. In this talk I explored Christmas food in the Regency period, with a special focus on Christmas dinner. Below, you'll find a transcript of my talk. Welcome to today’s Pavilion Tale, called … Continue reading Festive Feasts: A Regency Christmas Extravaganza