Blackfriars Talks 2022

 Friday 16th – Sunday 18th September


Blackfriars Talks 2022

Live at the beautiful Blackfriars Priory in Gloucester.

The Festival theme of families and innovations weaves through the programme at the magnificent 12 th century Blackfriars Priory. From the archaeological discoveries of Tutankhamun’s tomb to the fortresses of Alfred the Great, and from the dynasties of the Pharaohs and Tudors to the untold stories of families from medieval times to today, join us to hear history brought vividly to life.

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Blackfriars 2022 Events




fri16sep4:00 pmfri5:00 pmThe Secrets of Gloucester’s Westgate StreetAndrew Armstrong & Phil Moss

fri16sep6:00 pmfri7:15 pmIn Search of the Dark Ages: A History of Anglo-Saxon EnglandMichael Wood

fri16sep8:15 pmfri9:15 pmRiddle, Mystery and Enigma: 200 Years Of British-Russian RelationsDavid Owen

sat17sep12:00 pmsat1:00 pmFemina: A New History of the Middle Ages Through the Women Written Out of ItJanina Ramirez

sat17sep2:00 pmsat3:15 pmProfessor Alice Roberts: Buried

sat17sep4:15 pmsat5:15 pmInside The Cold War Mind: The War of NervesMartin Sixsmith

sat17sep6:00 pmsat7:00 pmThe Red Prince: John of GauntHelen Carr

sat17sep8:00 pmsat9:00 pmGloriana: Elizabeth I and the Art of QueenshipSiobhan Clarke

sun18sep12:00 pmsun1:00 pmAct of OblivionRobert Harris

sun18sep2:00 pmsun3:00 pmFortress of God: Aethelflaed, Gloucester & the Reconquest of EnglandAndrew Armstrong

sun18sep4:00 pmsun5:00 pm20th Century Prime Ministers: Harold WilsonNick Thomas-Symonds

sun18sep6:00 pmsun7:00 pmThe Partition of India: 75 Years OnYasmin Khan & Kavita Puri

sun18sep8:00 pmsun9:00 pmUnearthing Tutankhamun : 100 Years LaterJanina Ramirez

sat29oct6:30 pmsat7:30 pmInvasion: Edward III & The Hundred Years’ War | 2022 Winstone TalkDan Jones

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