Talks - recent and forthcoming

  • Nidd Valley Arts Society February 2019 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Skelton on Ure WI November 2018 - TBC
  • West Wales Arts Society October 2018 - Pyramids
  • Easingwold Ladies Dinner Club June 2018 - Coronations
  • Bearsden and Milngavie Arts Society May 2018 - Hackfall
  • Marina Alta Arts Society, Costa Blanca May 2018 - Stained Glass
  • North Yorkshire/South Durham Arts Society April 2018 - Pyramids
  • Sowerby WI April 2018 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Linton WI March 2018 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Exe Arts Society December 2017 - Coronations
  • Devon Arts Society December 2017 - Coronations
  • Leeds Arts Society November 2017 - Pyramids
  • Egglescliffe Local History Society October 2017 - Scott
  • Gainsborough Arts Society October 2017 - Eccentrics, Exotics and Erratics - Special Interest Day
  • Guiseley WI November 2017 - The First Ascent of the Matterhorn
  • Knaresborough Oddfellows Octobet 2017 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Halifax Historical Society, October 2017 - Eccentrics, Exotics and Erratics
  • Huby WI September 2017 - Hackfall
  • Holland & Kesteven Arts Society September 2017 - Scott
  • Shadwell & District Probus Club September 2017 - The First Ascent of the Matterhorn
  • Upper Thames Arts Society June 2017 - Coronations
  • Tyneside Arts Society June 2017 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Huntingdon Arts Society May 2017 - Stained Glass
  • Mid-Essex Arts Society, May 2017 - Coronations
  • Thirsk Probus Club April 2016 - Pyramids
  • Society of Thirteen, Chester, April 2017 - Pyramids
  • Harrogate Archaeological Association April 2017 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Harrogate Men's Forum, April 2017 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Whitby Antiques and Fine Arts Association April 2017 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Knaresborough Oddfellows April 2017 - Landscape and Literature
  • Easingwold Dinner Club April 2017 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Garforth Historical Society March 2017 - Scott
  • Halifax DFAS February 2017 - Scott
  • Samlesbury DFAS March 2017 - Eccentrics, Exotics and Erratics
  • Ripon Forum, February, March 2017 - How to Write a Fake 
  • Wakeman Lectures, Ripon, February 2017 - Opening the Doors - a brief history of country house visiting
  • Skelton-on-Ure WI, February 2017 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • 52 Club, Leeds, February 2017 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Thirkleby History Society February 2017 - Scott
  • Olicana History Society, Ilkley January 2017 - Lutyens
  • Bilton Men's Forum, January 2017 - The First Ascent of the Matterhorn
  • Westmorland DFAS, December 2016 - Stained Glass
  • Menston Retirement Group, November 2016 - The First Ascent of the Matterhorn
  • Nidderdale Museum, November 2016 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • York DFAS, November 2016 - Pyramids
  • Pontefract Archeological Society, November 2016 - Scott
  • Ilkley U3A Voyagers, November 2016 - Eccentrics, Exotics and Erratics
  • November 2016 - lectures aboard the Hebridean Princess
  • Ribble and Craven DFAS, October 2016 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Scarborough Civic Society, October 2016 - From Inigo Jones to Edwin Lutyens
  • Rossett Lectures, Harrogate, October 2016 - Scott
  • Harrogate & Dales National Trust September 2016 - Coronations
  • Pontefract Civic Society, October 2016 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Leeds Philosphical and Literary Society, October 2016 - Scott
  • Acorn Ladies Luncheon Club, Spetember 2016 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • North Bucks DFAS, September 2016 - Pyramids
  • June 2016 - Lecture aboard Saga Sapphire
  • Scarborough DFAS, June 2016 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Menston Retirement Group, June 2016 - The Plot Thickens
  • Knaresborough Oddfellows, May 2016 - Eccentrics, Exotics and Erratics
  • Skelton-on-Ure WI, May 2016 - Hackfall
  • Armley Oddfellows, May 2016 - Coronations
  • Ripon U3A Photographic Group, April 2016 - How to take Architectural Photographs
  • Knaresborough Oddfellows, April 2016 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Vale of Aylesbury DFAS, April 2016 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • The Wensleydale Society, West Burton, April 2016 - Piazzi Smyth
  • Markington Local History Group, March 2016 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Northampton DFAS, March 2016 - Pyramids
  • Knaresborough Civic Society, March 2016 - Pyramids
  • Gainsborough DFAS, March 2016 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Ripon Forum, March 2016 - Scott
  • Wakeman Lecture, Ripon, February 2016 - How to Write a Fake
  • Doncaster Civic Trust, February 2016 - Pyramids
  • Burghley DFAS, February 2016 - Study Day on Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Deighton WI February 2016 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Kirkby Fleetham WI, February 2016 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Knaresborough Oddfellows, February 2016 - Scott
  • Hull and East Riding AFAS, January 2016 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Ripon Ladies Luncheon Club, January 2016 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • York Philosophical Society, December 2015 - Scott
  • Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society, December 2015 - Pyramids
  • Nidderdale Museum, November 2015 - Scott
  • Bolton Abbey WI, November 2015 - Stained Glass
  • Helperby Gardening Club, November 2015 - Hackfall
  • Knaresborough Men's Forum, December 2015 - Eccentrics, Exotics and Erratics
  • Rossett Lecture, Harrogate, November 2015 - How to Write a Fake
  • Rushcliffe DFAS, October 2015 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Harrogate Men's Forum, October 2015 - Landscape and Literature
  • Dorking DFAS, October 2015 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Skipton Civic Society, October 2015 - Scott
  • Horsforth Forum 2000, September 2015 - The First Ascent of the Matterhorn
  • Knaresborough Oddfellows, September 2015 - Piazzi Smyth
  • Wensleydale DFAS, June 2015 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • St John's Church, Sharow, May 2015 - Piazzi Smyth
  • Northallerton History Group, May 2015 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Ilkley U3A, April 2015 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Knaresborough Oddfellows, April 2015 - The Plot Thickens
  • Sheffield DFAS, March 2015 - Study Day on Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Markington History Group, March 2015 - Scott
  • Gargrave WI, March 2015 - Landscape and Literature
  • Kirklands Monday Retirement Group, March 2015 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Wakefield Civic Society, February 2015 - Pyramids
  • Addingham Civic Society, February 2015 - Pyramids
  • Ripon Forum, February 2015 - The First Ascent of the Matterhorn
  • Hambleton DFAS, January 2015 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • December 2014 - lectures on garden history for Saga line Saga Pearl II
  • West Cornwall DFAS, November 2014 - Pyramids
  • West Cornwall DFAS, November 2014 - Pyramids
  • North Stainley Tuesday Club, November 2014 - Hackfall
  • Otley Rotary Club, November 2014 - How to write a Fake
  • Friends of Harrogate District Museums, October 2014 - Scott
  • Harrogate Men's Forum, October 2014 - The First Ascent of the Matterhorn
  • Knaresborough Oddfellows, October 2014 - The First Ascent of the Matterhorn
  • Camberley DFAS, September 2014 - Pyramids
  • Selby Civic Society, September 2014 - Pyramids
  • Hexham DFAS, September 2014 - Pyramids
  • August 2014 - lectures for Fred Olson Lines Black Watch
  • Ascot DFAS, July 2014 - Pyramids
  • Oakham DFAS, May 2014 - Pyramids
  • Stourbridge DFAS, May 2014 - Pyramids
  • New Sarum DFAS, May 2014 - Pyramids
  • Sarum DFAS, May 2014 - Pyramids
  • Ripon U3A, April 2014 - Hackfall
  • Otley Men's Forum, April 2014 - Pyramids
  • Vectis (IoW) DFAS, March 2014 - Pyramids
  • Newmarket DFAS - March 2014 - Pyramids
  • Sheffield DFAS, February 2014 - Pyramids
  • Leeds DFAS, February 2014 - Scott
  • Wolverhampton DFAS, February 2014 - Pyramids
  • Snape Historical Society, January 2014 - Wentworth Woodhouse
  • Ayrshire DFAS, January 2014 - Pyramids
  • Ribble and Craven DFAS, January 2014 - Pyramids
  • Wensleydale DFAS, December 2013 - Scott
  • Harrogate U3A, December 2013 - Hackfall
  • Driffield DFAS, September 2013 - Scott
  • Northallerton Probus Club, September 2013 - Hackfall
  • Meon Valley DFAS, September 2013 - Pyramids
  • July 2013 - lectures on garden history for Fred Olson Lines Black Watch
  • Nottinghamshire DFAS, June 2013 - Pyramids
  • May - June 2013 - lectures on garden history on Voyages of Discovery Discovery cruise
  • Harrogate Soroptimists, March 2013 - Hackfall
  • Ripon Men's Forum, February 2013 - Hackfall
  • Newick DFAS, December 2012 - Pyramids
  • Belfast DFAS, November 2012 - Pyramids
  • Knaresborough Men's Forum, October 2012 - Hackfall
  • Burton Leonard Gardening Club, September 2012 - Hackfall
  • Collingham Retired Men's Forum, September 2012 - Pyramids
  • Bedale Archaeolgical and Historical Society, September 2012 - Hackfall
  • Addingham Civic Society, June 2012 - Scott
  • Ripon Historical Society, May 2012 - Pyramids
  • St Peter's Ladies Wednesday Group, Redcar, April 2012 - Pyramids
  • Knaresborough Oddfellows, April 2012 - Hackfall
  • Boroughbridge and District Historical Society, February 2012 - Hackfall
  • Wakeman Lectures, Ripon, January 2012 - Hackfall
  • Rossett Lectures, Harrogate, January 2012 - Hackfall
  • National Trust Dales Association, November 2011 - Eccentrics, Exotics & Erratics
  • Brompton-by-Sawdon Local History Group, November 2011 - Scott
  • Harrogate Civic Society, September 2011 - Hackfall
  • Derby Women's Luncheon Club, January 2011 - Pyramids
  • January 2011 - lectures on P&O Artemis
  • Brompton-by-Sawdon Local History Group, November 2010 - Hackfall
  • Sharow Gardening Club, October 2010 - Hackfall
  • North Stainley Fifty Club, June 2010 - Matterhorn
  • Bedale Archaeological and Historical Society, June 2010 - Pyramids
  • The Dales Festival of Food and Drink, May 2010 - Pyramids
  • Harrogate Rotary Club, March 2010 - Pyramids
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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