“Smart Talks” at the Lord Leycester Hospital, Brethren’s Kitchen

“Smart Talks” at the Lord Leycester Hospital, Brethren’s Kitchen

Welcome to Smart Talks – a series of Talks by learned academics, non-academics, and smart people in the five-hundred year old, Brethren’s Kitchen!

Food is prepared by Nick Doherty of NiCuisine. The bar is help yourself and stocks red/white wine and beers. All of this for the cost of £22 per person per evening - a portion of which will go to the conservation projects at the Lord Leycester. (If you come to all Smart Talks we will give you the twelfth event free! Just keep your receipts.)

The talks will always be held on the third Thursday of the month at 7 PM. So…..same time, same place just a different topic, different month. Here are the schedule talks presented over the next few months:

2019
21 Feb
The Battle of Evesham 1255, Alan Bailey. Was it a big family "fall out" or the beginning of Democracy?  The presentation explores the context of the Battle, the main players, the fragility of loyalty to the king or one's peers and the beginnings of power sharing through a Parliament.

21 March - Smart Talk  7 PM, 'Old Mettle', Stephen Wass. BEd (Hons) MA (Leicester). MCIfA.  William Castle, nick-named 'Old Mettle', was a remarkable character in the early nineteenth-century and we tell his extraordinary life story in colourful detail.

18 Apr - Smart Talk 7 PM, The Lost Village of Billesley from the Celts to 21st Century, Alan Bailey. This examines the development of the Warwickshire Village of Billesley, significance as a Roman settlement and the finding of the Billesley Hoard.

16 May – Smart Talk  7 PM, Tsars, Sultans and Emperors, Adam Busiakiewicz
The extraordinary Grand Tour of Lord Brooke, 1801-1803.  In 1801 the twenty-two year old eldest son of the Earl of Warwick embarked on an extraordinary adventure. Henry Richard Greville (1779-1853), Lord Brooke and later the 3rd Earl of Warwick, spent nearly three years travelling to the further parts of Europe on his Grand Tour.

Please go to our website for updates on speakers and topics by month.

You can pay at the venue or call 01926 491422 or email and book your place.

Address
Lord Leycester Hospital, High Street, Warwick, CV34 4BH
Telephone
01926 491422
E-mail
Car Park
On Street
Dates
21st February Click for more dates
Times
7pm
Admission
£22 including food and drink!
Info
Vegetarian
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