Here you can find information about our past talks, including links to re-watch them on YouTube and links to our roundtable discussions on each topic.

Liverpool and Merseyside – Part 1 – The first 700 years

Wednesday 21 October 2020

14:00 and 19:00

Mike O'Keeffe

Athens

Wednesday 14 October 2020

14:00 and 19:00

Percy Lomax

Colchester! Britain’s Oldest city…

Wednesday 7 October 2020

14:00 and 19:00

Michael Sewell

Forgotten and Faraway

Wednesday 30 September 2020

14:00 and 19:00

Joshua De Cruz

The Boer War and its Legacy

Wednesday 23 September 2020

14:00 and 19:00

Ryan Clarke

From one War to Another – The Spanish Flu

Wednesday 16 September 2020

Louise Rodwell

My Family Secret! What a Genealogical Search Can Uncover

Wednesday 9 September 2020

Chris Walklett

What Actually Were the Anglo-Dutch Wars?

Saturday 5 September 2020

Michael Sewell

The Roaring Twenties – Reality or Myth?

Wednesday 26 August 2020

Mike O'keeffe

‘Shopping brought up-to-date’: Changes in British retailing in the 20th century

Wednesday 19 August 2020

Sam Woodward

VJ Day 75 – Britain’s War in the Far East

Wednesday 12 August 2020

Liam Redfern

History through Statues: The Early American Republic and the War of 1812

Wednesday 5 August 2020

Steven Bishop

The Story of Dido Belle

Wednesday 29 July 2020

Julie Miller

Lucky Looters and the Quest for Control: The two conquests of the Americas

Wednesday 22 July 2020

Ben Fuggle

‘The Friendly Invasion’ – The USAAF in East Anglia during the Second World War

Wednesday 15 July 2020

Liam Redfern

Modernising the Railways: British Rail, Marketing and People 1963-1997

Wednesday 8 July 2020

Lewis Smith

The Golden Age?: English football before the ‘Prem’

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Chris Walklett

The Visual Legacy of the First World War

Wednesday 24 June 2020

Louise Rodwell

Witchcraft in East Anglia: The Witchfinder General

Wednesday 17 June 2020

Sam Woodward

Women workers in World War One

Wednesday 10 June 2020

Mike O'Keeffe

An Essex Quaker’s Wife: Mary Farmer and her daughters

Wednesday 3 June 2020

Julie Miller

History Through Statues: Thomas Paine

Friday 29 May 2020

Steven Bishop

The East of England Co-Operative Society

Wednesday 20 May 2020

Percy Lomax

Familiar yet Far Away: Experiencing Zimbabwe’s Colonial Legacy

Thursday 14 May 2020

Ryan Clarke

Smugglers and Settlers, but definitely not Pirates

Thursday 7 May 2020

Dr Ben Fuggle

What Actually was the British Civil War?

Thursday 30 April 2020

Michael Sewell

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