Suzannah is an engaging public speaker and has given many talks and lectures at universities, museums, galleries, history societies, clubs and schools.
Here she is giving a TEDx talk at St Paul’s School:
Upcoming public talks
- V&A – ‘Fit for a King: Power, Glory & Fashion at the Tudor Court’, 18 May 2013. Find out more and buy tickets here.
- English Heritage Festival of History at Kelmarsh Hall, ‘Scars on the Landscape: Encountering the Dissolution of the Monasteries’, 21 July 2013. Find out more.
- BBC History Magazine’s History Weekend, ‘Tudors vs Plantagenets’, with Dan Jones, 26 October 2013. Find out more.
Recent public talks
- BBC History Magazine, Talking Tudors Day, ‘The Anne Boleyn Controversies’, 28 April 2013.
- Friends of Sheffield Manor Lodge, ’1536: The Year that Changed Henry VIII’, 3 November 2012.
- Throckmorton Literary Festival at Coughton Court, ‘A Visitor’s Companion to Tudor England’, 23 September 2012.
- World Monuments Fund at the Royal Geographical Society, ‘Behind Closed Doors: The Hidden Histories of Great Buildings’ with Hallie Rubenhold, 12 September 2012.
- Latitude Festival - ‘A Visitor’s Companion to Tudor England’, 13 July 2012.
- Villiers Park Educational Trust, ‘Breaking the Silence: Finding the Ordinary Women of Sixteenth-Century France’, 9 July 2012.
- The Making of a Monarchy for the Modern World, Kensington Palace, 6-8 June – chaired a panel on ‘Redefining Monarchy for the Modern World’, 8 June 2012.
- The Boleyn Festival at Blickling Hall – ’1536: The Year that Changed Henry VIII’, 19 May 2012.
- The Tower of London (BBC History Magazine in association Historic Royal Palaces) with Dan Jones- ’Plantagenets vs Tudors: Which dynasty mattered more?’, 17 May 2012.
- Kenilworth Castle (English Heritage) – ‘A Visitor’s Companion to Tudor England’, 16 May 2012
Popular titles for talks include
- Prince to Tyrant: What Changed Henry VIII?
- A Visitor’s Companion to Tudor England
- The Tudors: The Dynasty that Made England
- 1536: The Year that Changed Henry VIII
- The History of Hampton Court Palace
- Anne Boleyn: Heroine or Villain?
- The Fall of Anne Boleyn
- The Tudors on Film
- Natural Fools at Henry VIII’s Court
- Marking Henry VIII’s 500 at Hampton Court
- Cultural Heritage and Public History: A Case Study
- The Value of Studying the Humanities
- Breaking the Silence: Finding the Ordinary Women of Sixteenth-Century France
But do ask about the possibility of talks on other topics.
Other selected previous talks include:
- Society of Renaissance Studies Annual Lecture 2011
- Historical Association Keynote Speaker at the British Library 2009
- A Panorama of History Weekend
- Christ Church, Oxford Special Interest Weekend
- University College, Dublin
- Queen Mary University
- University of Oxford
- The College of William and Mary
- Fordham University
- Salisbury University
- The University of Maryland
- James Madison University
- Washington & Lee University
- Georgetown University
- University of East Anglia
- University of Lancaster
Museums and galleries
- Hampton Court Palace
- The Mary Rose Museum
- National Portrait Gallery
- Charterhouse School
- Epsom College
- King Edward’s School
- Sutton Valence School
- Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School
- Harrow School
- Tiffin Girls’ School
- Newcastle Royal Grammar School
- and many others…
- American Women of Surrey
- Kensington and Chelsea Women’s Club
- Lincoln College, Oxford Dining Club at the Cavalry and Guards’ Club
- Society of Graduates, University of Oxford
- Oxford University Historical Society
- Beaconsfield Historical Society
- Esher and District Local History Society
- St Albans and Hertfordshire Architectural and Archaeological Society
- Sunbury and Shepperton Local History Society
- Twickenham Local History Society
- Sunbury Book Circle
- Oxford Book Club
- Cinema City, Norwich
Please email her if you’d like to ask her to come and talk to your group.