Count Stenbock: Decadent master of the macabre – a Zoom talk by James Machin

An introductory Zoom talk by James Machin on the decadent writer of strange tales, Count Stenbock – 'scholar, connoisseur, drunkard, poet, pervert, most charming of men'

The Legendary Origins of Britain – Zoom lecture with John Clark

John Clark investigates the legendary origins of Britain, with Trojans at Totnes and Giants on Plymouth Hoe...

History - Past Digital Events

Witchcraft During World War II – Julia Phillips

There is a popular belief that in the early days of World War II, a coven of witches gathered in the New Forest to conduct a ritual designed to repel the threat of a Nazi invasion

The Old Stones: A Field Guide to the Prehistoric places of Britain and Ireland – Andy Burnham

A highly illustrated and fast paced talk based around many of the themes, new discoveries and mysteries highlighted in our book The Old Stones

Gog and Magog: the Giants in Guildhall – Zoom lecture with John Clark

John Clark investigates the significance of the two figures of giants, known as Gog and Magog, that stand in London's medieval Guildhall.

The Egyptian God Setekh – Robin Herne

This talk explores the nature and role of the deity known variously as Set, Seth, Setekh and other variants.

Merchants, Pirates and Crusaders in the Medieval Mediterranean – Dr Mike Carr

The Mediterranean in the Middle Ages was a melting pot of different cultures and religions who fought against one another