Bath Night

Programme of Talks and Events

Audiences are currently limited to 30 people. To reserve a place at a lecture, please contact Mike Short, mikeshort20@btinternet.com or 01225 812945.

All talks 7.30 pm Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN

Unless an alternative venue is given below




Date Talk Speaker
18 February 2021 Via Zoom The Execution of Earl Waltheof, 1076: Rebellion and its consequences in eleventh-century England Professor Ryan Lavelle (University of Winchester)
25 March 2021 via Zoom The Triumph of Music: how it became the master-art of the modern world Professor Tim Blanning (Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge)
22 April 2021 The Crisis of the Meritocracy: How popular demand made Britain into a mass education society Professor Peter Mandler (Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge) President of the Historical Association
19 May 2021 The Society of Dilettanti: Grand Tourists and Gardeners. Dr Laura Mayer
1 July 2021 Members only Visit to Old Bowlish House, Shepton Mallet