Mon 1 Jan 0001 - Thurs 19 Apr 2018,
The pursuits and pleasures of the Less-well-off. How did the working classes spend their leisure time and enjoy themselves? Philippa looks at the amusements of the lower orders of society.
12 Jun - 10 Jul
Over four weeks we have three very special talks taking place, plus a film screening of the Tibet-set Lost Hor...
Tues 10 Jul
Discover Tibetan art from the early 20th Century to the present day and the chan...
Wed 13 Jun
Uncover the thoughts, superstitions and beliefs of medieval people. The term Med...
Tues 12 Jun
'Across the Himalayas' to Tibet’s sacred Mount Kailas. Journey with Tess up thro...
Wed 20 Jun
This is the story of two North Sea crossings and Beatrice’s five hundred mile wa...
Tues 26 Jun
Ecologist, mountaineer, writer and photographer, Elaine has climbed and travelle...
Wed 23 May
Hugh recounts his coast-to-coast journey from the Lake District to the Yorkshire...
Tues 4 Sep
This 1907 novel deals with highly topical subjects...terrorism, espionage and co...