William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

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 »

The Rosetta Stone

HOW THE ENLIGHTENMENT CHANGED THE INTERPRETATION OF THE PAST This topic was planned as day five of a five part introduction to the European Galleries of the British Museum run at the City Lit and the Museum on 31 July 2013.  Sadly, it was cancelled at the last minute but I hope to re-run the… Read more »

Sport in the Ancient World

I first ran a course at the City Lit on this on 12 February 2012 ready for the Olympics coming to London.  I also run private tours on the same subject at the British Museum and ran several during the Olympics. In 2015 the joint City Lit/UCL/British Museum annual Classics Day on Saturday 7th March… Read more »

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