William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

This course ran at the City Lit and the British Museum on Saturday 15th October 2016.  I also ran it as a three day course between Saturday 3rd and Saturday 17th November 2018. During the pandemic I ran the course twice online over three evenings: 15th, 22nd and 29th January 2021 and 16th, 23rd and 30th… Read more »

British Museum Highlights

This new 90 minute tour of the Museum costs £12 per head and can be booked in advance via the Museum’s website.  Originally we star ted in Room 2 with an introduction to the museum’s founder, Sir Hans Sloane and then one of the oldest objects in the museum, a hand axe from Olduvai Gorge,… Read more »

Victoria and Albert

Life and Times of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert Queen Victoria was our longest reigning monarch (so far). She gave her name to an Age and her family life set the moral standard that is still referred to today as the ideal. Her family called her “more a pocket-sized Hercules than a pocket-sized Venus” and… Read more »

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