February 12, 2013

BBC History Magazine Tudor Lecture Day

BBC History Magazine is organising a special lecture day on the Tudors.

Talking Tudor will take place on Sunday 28 April at The M Shed museum in Bristol, England. The event will feature six leading historians of 16th-century England discussing everything from the failure of the Armada to Elizabeth I's bedfellows.

The speakers:

Chris Skidmore - author of the forthcoming Bosworth: The Birth of the Tudors‘Fortune’s Ascent: Bosworth and the Birth of the Tudors’
Thomas Penn - author of The Winter King: The Dawn of Tudor England‘Henry VII and the Dawn of Tudor England’
Robert Hutchinson - author of the forthcoming The Spanish Armada‘Seapower, Climate Change or Plain Bad Luck? The Defeat of the Spanish Armada’
Anna Whitelock - author of the forthcoming Elizabeth’s Bedfellows: An Intimate History of the Court of Elizabeth I‘Elizabeth I: the Queen’s Two Bodies’
Steven Gunn - Fellow and tutor in history at Merton College, Oxford: ‘Everyday Life and Accidental Death in 16th-century England’
Suzannah Lipscomb - author of A Visitor’s Companion to Tudor England‘The Anne Boleyn Controversies’

The day:
The day will consist of speeches from all six panellists, an afternoon debate in which the speakers will take questions from the floor, a buffet lunch at the venue, plus morning and afternoon teas and coffees. Signed copies of the speakers’ books will be available for purchase on the day, courtesy of a bookstall run by Foyles.


Date: Sunday 28 April
Time: 10.30am-5pm (doors open 10.15am)
Venue: The M Shed museum, Princes Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol BS1 4RN
Price: £50 for subscribers to BBC History Magazine / £60 for non-subscribers.

If anyone gets to go, please let us know what you thought!

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