Bath Night

Programme of Talks and Events

Audiences are currently limited to 30 people. To reserve a place at a lecture, please contact Mike Short, mikeshort20@btinternet.com or 01225 812945.

All talks 7.30 pm Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN

Unless an alternative venue is given below




Date Talk Speaker
22 October 2020 Europe’s Great Witch Hunt Professor Ronald Hutton (University of Bristol)
26 November 2020 CANCELLED
21 January 2021 ‘That Epidemical Madness’: Women and elections in eighteenth-century England Professor Elaine Chalus (University of Liverpool)
18 February 2021 The Execution of Earl Waltheof, 1076: Rebellion and its consequences in eleventh-century England Professor Ryan Lavelle (University of Winchester)
25 March 2021 The Triumph of Music: how it became the master-art of the modern world Professor Tim Blanning (Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge)
22 April 2021 The Crisis of the Meritocracy: How popular demand made Britain into a mass education society Professor Peter Mandler (Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge) President of the Historical Association