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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.


Spring Term 2020

September 15

Cardinal Wolsey, The Untold Story
Dr Phil Roberts

September 22

The Science of Flight
Dr Richard Higgins, Head of Science, Framlingham College

September 29

Wrinkle on the Streets, How Latin turned into French
Bob Bass, MBE, Head of Classics

October 6

Expeditions into Lop Nur, the former nuclear test area of China
John Hare, OBE, FRGS

October 13

The Hundred Years War: Neither a War, nor a Hundred Years
Marcus Rackowe, Head of History and Head of Outreach, Culford School

November 3

Year 7 debate

Tuesday 10

Art and Illusion
Henrietta Robinson, History of Art Teacher, Gresham’s School

Tuesday 17

Each Peach Pear Plum, I spy a Problem
Victoria Cox, Illustrator

November 24

Watching TV for a living
Robin Pollok, Old Orwellian 2006

December 1

Polar Eskimos and Icebergs: Bouncing back from bad luck
Alex Hibbert, Polar Explorer