Previous Events

The Adventurous History of Sabrina Sidney,
Stonnall and Lynn Historical Society, Stonnall, April 2015

Lunaticks and their Ladies: The Wives and Daughters of the Lunar Society
Shropshire Antiquarian Society, Shrewsbury, March 2015

Lunaticks and their Ladies: The Wives and Daughters of the Lunar Society
The Johnson Society, Lichfield, January 2015

Lunaticks Ladies in Staffordshire: The Women of  the Darwin and Wedgwood Families
Darwin Day School, Erasmus Darwin House, Lichfield, October 2014

Lunaticks Ladies in Staffordshire: The Women of  the Darwin and Wedgwood Families
Staffordshire History Day, Staffordshire, March 2014

Lunaticks and their Ladies: The Wives and Daughters of the Lunar Society
Lunar Society Lecture, University of Birmingham, February 2013

Use of Sources in Research
BECC Seminar, University of Birmingham, October 2012

“The Personal is Political”: Rousseau and the Lunar Circle in the late Eighteenth-Century West Midlands
Eric Hopkins Lecture, University of Birmingham, October 2012

‘Is it possible to hate a father?’: Lunar Men and Patriarchy
Universities of Birmingham and Warwick Seminar, University of Warwick, May 2012

A Spartan Experiment in Staffordshire : Rousseau, Education and the Lunar Men
Staffordshire History Day, Staffordshire, February 2012

Useful Knowledge in the Eighteenth Century Seminar  (Contributor)
Universities of Birmingham and Warwick Seminar, Soho House, May 2011

Luna Talks, Education panel (Contributor)
Ikon Gallery, March 2011

‘The amiable, unfortunate Mrs B:  Anna Seward, Sabrina Sidney and 18th Century Female Friendship’
Staffordshire Archives Day School, Stafford, February 2011

Healthy and Expedient: Childcare and Charity in the Eighteenth Century
British Federation of Women Graduates [Sutton Coldfield Branch], Lichfield, July 2010

Natural Daughters and Deserted Children: Jane Austen, Maria Edgeworth and Eighteenth Century Illegitimacy
Jane Austen Day School, University of Birmingham, February 2010

The amiable, unfortunate Mrs B:  Anna Seward, Sabrina Sidney and 18th Century Female Friendship
Keele Local Studies Seminar, Keele University, November 2009

“Amuse and Instruct”: Education at the Shrewsbury Foundling Hospital, 1759 – 1769
Education in the Long Eighteenth Century Seminar, Institute of Historical Research, October 2009

“Healthy and Expedient”: Childcare and Charity at the Shrewsbury Foundling Hospital 1759 – 1772
Local Studies Conference, University of Leicester, July 2009

Lunatick Wives and Daughters
National Women’s Register Study Day, Stoke Art Gallery and Museum, June 2009

“Amuse and Instruct”: Education at the Shrewsbury Foundling Hospital, 1759 – 1769
DOMUS, University of Birmingham, May 2009

Romantic fancies and adventurous history”: Literary Representations of Sabrina Sidney
Social History Society Conference, University of Warwick, April 2009

The amiable, unfortunate Mrs B:  Anna Seward, Sabrina Sidney and 18th Century Female Friendship
Anna Seward Day School, University of Birmingham, March 2009

Retrieving Sabrina from the Footnotes: Archives and Post-graduate research
History of Education Society (UK) Research Conference, Birmingham Central Library,
June 2008