William Sterling

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    1. British Museum Highlights – Around The World In 70 Minutes

      When: August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:10 pm

      These tours of the British Museum last 70 minutes and take in up to 12 highlights from the museum’s vast collection.  They are at 11:30 am and 2:00 pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The tours cover both main floors of the museum plus some of the side rooms and examine objects from Africa, Europe,… Read more »

    2. British Museum Highlights – Around The World In 70 Minutes

      When: September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:10 pm

      These tours of the British Museum last 70 minutes and take in up to 12 highlights from the museum’s vast collection.  They are at 11:30 am and 2:00 pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The tours cover both main floors of the museum plus some of the side rooms and examine objects from Africa, Europe,… Read more »

    3. British Museum Highlights – Around The World In 70 Minutes

      When: October 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:10 pm

      These tours of the British Museum last 70 minutes and take in up to 12 highlights from the museum’s vast collection.  They are at 11:30 am and 2:00 pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The tours cover both main floors of the museum plus some of the side rooms and examine objects from Africa, Europe,… Read more »

Featured articles

The Portland Vase: its place in Roman History

This topic was day two of a five part introduction to the European Galleries of the British Museum run at the City Lit and the Museum on 24 July 2013.  I hope to re-run the course in summer 2014. We surveyed Roman history in its days of glory and empire illustrated by key artefacts including… Read more »

The Trojan War

The Trojan War in History, Art and Literature at the City Lit was held on Sunday 27 January 2013.  I expanded this into a tree day course on Saturdays 7th, 21st and 28th October 2017. We examined the causes, progress and aftermath of this famous war using the art and literature of Ancient Greece and later.… Read more »

Highlights of the British Museum

This video was created for online groups during the Pandemic. https://youtu.be/u6VIV2w8di0

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