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Talks, events and tours

15 April 2024

Lecture on Gillray at the Newcastle Lit & Phil


12 January 2024

Cobbett Society Memorial Lecture at The Maltings, Farnham


15 November 2023

Lecture on James Gillray: Characters in Caricature at Gainsborough's House, Sudbury


11 November 2023

Opening of James Gillray: Characters in Caricature at Gainsborough's House, Sudbury


4 April 2023

Talk on James Gillray to the Georgian Group. To learn more and to book follow the link.


9 February 1023, 6-7pm

Artscapades zoom lecture, 'La Belle Assemblé: Gillray and the Socialites'. To learn more and book follow the link.


24 November 2022

Talk on James Gillray at the Cartoon Museum

15-18 June 2018

A Near Run Thing: the classic Waterloo Anniversary Tour with The Cultural Experience

5 September 2017

Lunchtime Lecture 12.30-1.00 pm Norwich Castle Museum. From the Battle of the Nile to the Capture of Le Généreux

Previous events

3 August

UGA Summer Programme: Waterloo 1815, Trinity College, Oxford

28 August

Harleston and Waveney Festival: Literary Lunch at the Swan Hotel

3 September

Nairn Book & Arts Festival: talks at Nairn and Fort George

1 October

Warwick Words: talk on Waterloo 2pm Lord Leycester Hospital

7 October

Framlingham Society: talk on Waterloo, Framlingham College

19 October

University of Buckingham: seminar on Waterloo, RAF Club, 128 Piccadilly

23 October

Harrogate History Festival: Panel Event, '600 years of Beating the French', 3.30pm

5 November

Conference at Norwich School

14 November

Waterloo Conference at Windsor Castle

5-6 December

Warwick Early Modern Forum: Visual Print culture in Europe 1500-1850, Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, Venice

14 July

Prince Consort's Library, Aldershot, 'Waterloo'

7 July

Hundred Days Conference, Warwick University

26 June 13.15

British Museum, BP Lecture Theatre, ‘Waterloo’, admission free

24 June

Honourable Artillery Company, Waterloo Dinner for Winston & Strawn

18-21 June

Guiding tour to Waterloo with The Cultural Experience

17 June

Newsnight feature on Waterloo BBC2

17 June

Waterloo Day, Inscape at the Pushkin Institute

12-13 June

Waterloo Conference, Bomann Museum, Celle

11 June, 20.00

National Army Museum

10 June

Kett's Bookshop, Wymondham

9 June

Thomas's School, Clapham

28 May

Speaking on Bonaparte and the British Thackeray Society Dinner, Reform Club

17 April 10.00

‘Which not to lose Trafalgar or Waterloo?’ in conversation with Allan Mallinson, Books by the Beach Scarborough Book Festival

13 March 18.30-20.00

Performing Napoleon: Regency Toy Theatre show, British Museum, room 90 admission free, toy theatre productions of The Battle of Waterloo (1824) and Napoleon’s Invasion of Russia (1825) with live music

6 March 18.30

Song and Satire – An evening’s balladry for Bonaparte and the British, British Museum, Room 90 – Admission free – Listen and sing along to an eclectic mixture of songs from the Napoleonic era performed by academics, folk artists.

28 February 12.00

Bath Festival, talking about Bonaparte and the British with Sheila O’Connell, Masonic Hall £8.00

24 February 13.15

Sheila O’Connell ‘Little Boney or Napoleon le Grand?’, British Museum, room 90, admission free

5 February

Bonaparte and the British exhibition opens at the British Museum room 90, admission free

21 January

Waterloo Talk to Historical Association Dining Club at the Special Forces Club