Very pleased to announce that I will be appearing at this year’s BBC Countryfile Live when it makes its Northern debut at Castle Howard.
In my recent ‘History Matters’ article for History Today (March 2018), I discuss how the seemingly insignificant objects of our daily lives, notably, buildings, are actually vital tools to understanding our past.
To mark the 1-year anniversary of the fabulous YouTube channel, Viral History, they have released a brand new series of films celebrating some of the best female historians around.
A little late to be classified as “news” perhaps, but I am delighted to announce that the new MA in English Building History (which I developed) is now available at the University of York, with applications for the September 2018 intake open (though places are almost filled!)
After several months of keeping this very big secret, I am extremely proud to announce my next book: Heaven On Earth, an illuminating narrative of the conception and legacies of twenty of the world’s greatest cathedrals interwoven with an exploration of the lives, legends and scandals of the people who built them. Heaven On Earth will…… Continue reading Heaven On Earth: The Lives and Legacies of the World’s Greatest Cathedrals
Here is a short history of the hidden depths of the medieval church that I wrote for BBC History Magazine (Online): History Extra.
Tickets available for Ripon International Festival and pre-order to be first to get your hands on a copy of my new book!