Bedford Branch Programme

Bedford Branch Programme 2021-22



Programme of online Zoom lectures, Mondays, 7.30pm


4 October 2021:

Gill Hannington “Wrest Bath House”


1 November 2021:  

Andrew Hann (English Heritage)

“Saviour or Asset Stripper? Reassessing the impact of John George Murray on the Wrest Park Estate.”


6  December 2021:

Eleanor Parker (Brasenose College, Oxford)  

“Ryman’s 15th Century Poems”


17 January 2022:

Bob Shoemaker (Sheffield University) 

“Prison Statistics.”

We will be thinking of late Professor Clive Emsley, who worked closely with Bob.


7 February 2022: 

Andrew O’Shaughnessy (University of Virginia) 

“President Thomas Jefferson”  


21 March 2022

Tim Burnard (Hull University) 

“From Slavery to Emancipation in Britain and its Empire, 1756-1838”


All meetings are by ZOOM for details how to access individual meetings contact
James Collett-White on 01234 266839 or