Author:Tim

This Dark Business

On Wednesday 27 November 2019 I'll be talking about some aspect of 'This Dark Business' - yet to be arranged - at the Newcastle Literary and Philosophical Society . Haven't been back to Newcastle for years and really looking forward to it!...

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Gillray in Grub Street

On 22 May 2019 I shall be giving a seminar paper at the Paul Mellon Centre for British Art in Bedford Square London on 'Gillray in Grub Street: some episodes from the 1780s'. All welcome....

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The Hundred Days

From 17-24 June, along with Ashley Truluck, I shall be guiding an expanded Waterloo tour that now takes in Paris along with Napoleon's palaces of Malmaison and Fontainebleau before picking up the Waterloo campaign from the point where Napoleon invaded the Netherlands. It should be...

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The Peninsular War in Southern Spain

From 30 April to 6 May 2019 I shall be back in Andalusia guiding a tour for The Cultural Experience that centres on Cadiz, describing the complex relationship between Britain and Spain during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars and taking in the battles of...

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Spies, Plots and Lies

The beginning of August saw the publication of This Dark Business, an analysis of the early stages of the Secret War against Napoleon. I am quite proud of this book which has been very favourably reviewed by Andrew Roberts in the Sunday Times....

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Mellon Fellowship

I have been awarded a senior fellowship by the Paul Mellon Centre in London to complete a book book provisionally entitled James Gillray and the Business of Satire. I have always wanted to write a book on Gillray and I am most grateful to the...

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A Near Run Thing

With that great raconteur and military expert Major-General Ashley Truluck, and wearing my Napoleon hat, I shall be guiding The Cultural Experience's Classic Waterloo Anniversary tour from 15-18 June 2018. Details can be found at www.theculturalexperience.com. Many thanks to all those who made the 2017 tour...

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