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Orangery Lectures

The Orangery Lectures are a series of talks given each term on a Tuesday evening by guest lecturers on a variety of topics.  Pupils in Years 7 and 8 are encouraged to attend and the events are also open to parents.

All Orangery Lectures will start at 7.00pm unless otherwise advised.


Autumn Term 2019

September 10

Bob Bass MBE, Head of Classics

September 17

How a Diving Mask made me look at the World through different eyes
Sonia Sousa Ell, Founder of the Project ‘When +1 equals -1’

September 24

A-Z of Maps
Dominic Atkinson, Housemaster of Farfield House, Gresham’s School

October 1

The Changing Political landscape
Anna Parish, Head of Politics, Repton School

October 8

Black Holes and Exploding Stars
Dr C Crowe, Head of Astonomy, Harrow School

October 15

The Secrets of the Mary Rose
Dr Philip Roberts, Mary Rose Trust

November 12

A Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval Britain
James Birch, Housemaster of Farleigh House, Uppingham

Tuesday 19

The Long Road to Victory – Cairo to Berlin, via Nacton!
Ian Paterson, Treasurer of the Desert Rats Association

November 26

Single-handed Determination
Nicholas McCarthy, Concert Pianist and Motivational Speaker

December 3

Tree-mendous Trees; Why Woods are good for us
Ian Price, The Woodland Trust

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