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. I will be holding a talk on all-things historic countryside and of course, my book, Pilgrim Routes of the British Isles. (more…)
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. If important abilities and qualities of mind are acquired through the study of history, its ‘stuff’, then a person’s home represents the evolving character of who they really are. (more…)
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. (more…)
As the PGDip in Parish Church Studies programme goes from strength to strength, I wanted to let you in on a very exciting forthcoming collaboration between the course and a wonderful organisation dedicated to protecting our nation’s churches, though I can’t say too much at this present moment (frustrating, I know, but I promise I will reveal all as soon as I can). (more…)
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!) (more…)
Just a short message to say I am now represented by Specialist Speakers for all types of speaking engagements.