Range of Talks

Talking History can present the following talks to your group:

  • An Elizabethan Wardrobe Revealed
  • Portraits of Elizabeth I and their Hidden Messages!
  • A Visitor from the 16th Century
  • A ‘Virtual’ Tour of Hardwick Hall
  • Bess of Hardwick: A woman of many parts!
  • The Houses that Bess Built
  • Garderobes, Grime & Leeches in the 16th century!
  • Elizabethan Cosmetics and Make-up
  • Tudor Garden Styles
  • Sir Walter Raleigh: his connections with Derbyshire
  • The Husbands of Bess of Hardwick
  • The Story of Codnor Castle and the de Greys of Codnor
  • How the Tudors Celebrated Christmas!
  • Having your food and eating it – Tudor Style! (With samples of food on request)
  • Bess Throckmorton, Lady Raleigh
  • Life in Medieval Castles
  • The Hidden Secrets in the Portraits at Hardwick Hall
  • A Visitor from the 15th Century
  • Sir Henry Fanshawe Grammar School: an 18th century school in crisis
  • The Dronfield Hall Barn Project
  • The Mistresses of Henry VIII
  • Arbella Stuart: who made her a prisoner?
  • Henry V
  • An 18th Century Derbyshire School in Crisis: Sir Henry Fanshawe Grammar School
  • The Dronfield Hall Barn Project