William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

Time and Timepieces at the British Museum

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

Edward VII

The Life and Times of King Edward VII This course ran at the City Lit on Saturday 20th February 2016. Edward VII was heir for nearly 60 years and often in conflict with his parents. He had a popular wife and charmed all those he met. When he succeeded he surprised many with his successful reign.… Read more »

Lindow Man: how did he come to be sacrificed?

This topic was day three of a five part introduction to the European Galleries of the British Museum run at the City Lit and the Museum on 26 July 2013.  I hope to re-run the course in summer 2014. We explored the mystery of Lindow man in the context of British history in the period… Read more »

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