William Sterling

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  • Upcoming Events

    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

Time and Timepieces at the British Museum

These videos were created during the pandemic lockdown. The first one was for Rue Pigalle. https://youtu.be/jgwSPZ9D2Is This second video was for Cancer Research.  If you enjoy it (or even if you don’t) please make a donation to Cancer Research. https://youtu.be/ULINE_RxgN8

Women in Ancient Greece

Using literary sources and objects in the British Museum and elsewhere we compared and contrasted the attitude of the Ancient Greeks to women in society, as figures in mythology and as goddesses. We examined the position of women in Ancient Greece and the Greek colonies as well as the attitude to women as seen as… Read more »

George II

Life and Times of King George II I ran this workshop at Crayford Manor (Bexley College) in November 2002 as part of a series on the Kings and Queens of England. I subsequently ran it at the City Lit in June 2019 and as a zoom class in February 2021. The slides from this are… Read more »

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