Bath Night

Programme of Talks and Events

All talks 7.30 pm the Friends' Meeting House, York Street, BATH, BA1 1NG

Unless an alternative venue is given below




Date Talk Speaker
22 March 2018 The Secret Diaries of William Wilberforce Professor John Coffey (University of Leicester)
26 April 2018 'Clothes for the people': dressing slaves in eighteenth century Virginia Dr Sally Tuckett (University of Glasgow)
16 May 2018 Visit for members to Bowood House TBA
14 June 2018 Visit for members to Gatcombe Court Stella Clarke and Bridget Mackwood
13 December 2018 Members' Christmas visit and buffet at the American Museum TBA
27 September 2018 The 2016 Election and Donald Trump in Historical Perspective Professor Tony Badger (national President of the Historical Association)
25 October 2018 English-speaking Radicals and the French Revolution Professor Peter Jones (University of Birmingham)
22 November 2018 Rivers, Rains and Resilience: Indus urban and rural Communities in the 3rd millennium BCE Alessandro Ceccarelli (Magdalene College, Cambridge)
24 January 2019 The Reformation: how Bath Abbey survived it Jeremy Key-Pugh (Lay Reader, Bath Abbey)
28 February 2019 Modernising Calcutta: Technology, the Spectacular and the Unexpected Dr Anindita Ghosh (University of Manchester)
28 March 2019 New Ways of ‘reading’ and contextualising the Lindisfarne Gospels Professor Michelle Brown (School of Advanced Study, University of London)
25 April 2019 Singing the News: Ballads in mid-Tudor England Dr Jenni Hyde (Universities of Lancaster, Liverpool Hope and Southampton)