William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

George III

Life and Times of King George III I ran this workshop at Crayford Manor (Bexley College) in November 1999 as part of a series on the Kings and Queens of England. I ran a new version at the City Lit on 22 March 2015. I also ran it online during the pandemic on 13th and… Read more »

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 »

Anglo-Saxon Women

The Anglo-Saxons ruled England for 600 years.  The role of women changed over that period and they often held important posts in politics and religion.  The class will include a visit to the British Museum. The course will examine the lives of women throughout the Anglo-Saxon period from the early settlers in the Fifth Century… Read more »

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