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March 2019

School of Humanities Research Seminar: ‘Louth’s Parish Guilds and the Building of St James’s Spire: Popular Piety in Late Medieval Lincolnshire’

March 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Wed 20th March (1-2 pm): Hardy Seminar Room 4 (Hardy Building) Claire Kennan (Royal Holloway), ‘Louth’s Parish Guilds and the Building of St James’s Spire: Popular Piety in Late Medieval Lincolnshire’ All talks are free to attend; refreshments provided. For further information, please contact the convenor: Dr R C F von Friedeburg (Reader in History), robert.vonfriedeburg@bishopg.ac.uk

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Dan Hadfield as Gary Barlow

March 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Venue, Bishop Grosseteste UniversityLongdales Road
Lincoln, LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Dan Hadfield is unquestionably the best and most authentic Gary Barlow tribute artiste in the entertainment industry, as well as one of the most sought-after acts in the UK. Recommended and highly-praised by the Take That frontman himself, Dan has also performed with Gary and tours his tribute show all over the world. His uncanny resemblance in looks, mannerisms and vocal performance has left audiences stunned. Grammy award-winning and Ivor Novello recipient Eliot Kennedy recently said, ‘Dan almost IS Gary…

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April 2019

International Symposium on Climate Change and the Role of Education

April 12, 2019 - April 13, 2019
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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We are living in the Anthropocene and climate change is the most pressing contemporary environmental challenge globally. Both adapting to and mitigating the far reaching effects of climate change are crucial if we are going to overcome the challenges it poses.  Education is among the most efficient tools we have to effectively deal with the scientific/ technical, economic, cultural and human developmental dimensions of climate change and its politicisation. Education in all its forms plays a crucial role, globally and…

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An Evening with Peggy Knight

April 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Venue, Bishop Grosseteste UniversityLongdales Road
Lincoln, LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Don’t miss this chance to see the world renowned Lesley Smith return to the Venue for an evening with Peggy Knight. In 1944 a young woman, who had been previously a shorthand typist at the electricity board in North London, was parachuted into Nazi occupied France. She was a member of SOE and had only received two weeks training and one practice parachute jump.Her story of immense courage and dignity in the face of the most dangerous of situations is…

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May 2019

School of Humanities Research Seminar: ‘The Civil Wars and the Regicide 1649’

May 15, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Wed 15th May: Hardy Lecture Theatre Annual History Lecture (from 4 pm) John Morrill (Cambridge), ‘The Civil Wars and the Regicide 1649’ (for this, tickets need to be reserved) All talks are free to attend; refreshments provided. For further information, please contact the convenor: Dr R C F von Friedeburg (Reader in History), robert.vonfriedeburg@bishopg.ac.uk

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BGU Annual History Lecture 2019: The Civil Wars and The Regicide 1649

May 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Bishop Grosseteste University invites you to join us for the BGU Annual History Lecture 2019 in the Robert Hardy Building on Wednesday 15th May 2019 The Civil Wars and The Regicide 1649 British Civil Wars and the Regicide in 1649 remain defining moments for Britain and in many direct and indirect ways, such as in the Irish Border question, shaping Ireland and Britain. 370 years after the regicide, Professor John Morrill will explore Civil War and Regicide and its impact…

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An Audience with Tracy Borman Presenting The Story of the Tower of London

May 30, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Venue, Bishop Grosseteste UniversityLongdales Road
Lincoln, LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Following Tracy’s sell out talk on Elizabeth’s Women, we are delighted that she will return to BGU to deliver a talk on The Story of the Tower of London. In this illustrated talk based upon her book of the same name, author, historian and joint Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces Dr Tracy Borman will explore some of the fascinating stories behind one of Britain’s most iconic buildings. The Tower of London was not just the backdrop, but the lead…

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June 2019

School of Humanities Research Seminar: ‘Exploring the Legacy of Fenner Brockway’s Conscientious Objection’

June 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Wed 12th June (1-2pm): Hardy Seminar Room 4 Hazel Kent (BGU), ‘”We have enlisted for the duration of our lives in a war against war and all that makes up for war”. Exploring the Legacy of Fenner Brockway’s Conscientious Objection’All talks are free to attend; refreshments provided. For further information, please contact the convenor: Dr R C F von Friedeburg (Reader in History), robert.vonfriedeburg@bishopg.ac.uk

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