Tues 20 Feb,
The pursuits and pleasures of the Well-to-do. Philippa looks at how the nobs of Stamford amused themselves, the sports and pastimes they indulged in, and the money they spent.
Thurs 19 Apr
The pursuits and pleasures of the Less-well-off. How did the working classes spe...
Tues 1 May
BY ARTHUR MILLER
Miller’s best known play is, ostensibly, about the witch hunts...
Tues 6 Mar
BY FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
This is Dostoyevsky’s last novel and carries the weight o...
Wed 18 Apr
WED 18 APR 7.30PM During the 1830’s and 1840’s Britain was gripped by two ‘Railw...
Tues 6 Feb
BY MARCEL PROUST
To tie in with our earlier choice, we look at the work of the...
Wed 14 Mar
Forget the Da Vinci Code. What were the origins of this order of warrior monks?...
Tues 3 Apr
BY KAZUO ISHIGURO
This year’s award of the Nobel Prize to Ishiguro requires our...
Wed 21 Feb
WED 21 FEB 7.30PM He’s our greatest folk hero-but did he even really exist? Look...