Schedule of talks

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Marion Molteno in conversation with Martha Leigh, author of ‘Invisible Ink: A Family Memoir’

Home, sweet home with Dr Sophie Oosterwijk – Part 2

Home, sweet home with Dr Sophie Oosterwijk – Part 1

Wine, Women and Song? with Dr Sophie Oosterwijk


The History of the order of St John

Merchants, matrons and mites: Family life in Dutch 17th century art with Dr Sophie Oosterwijk


Superstitions with Sandy Leong

The History of Witches

The History of Witches with Sandy Leong

Listen to Sinner or Saint?

Listen to Sinner or Saint? The Changing Image of Mary Magdalene with Dr Sophie Oosterwijk

miniature adults

Miniature Adults? Images of Children in Western Art with Dr Sophie Oosterwijk

Cross dressed

Cross dressed to Kill with Vivien Morgan

A nice cup of tea with Sandy Leong

A nice cup of tea with Sandy Leong

Mocha, Latte and the Wine of Araby with Sandy Leong

Shame with Jasvinder Sanghera CBE

Real Women of Edinburgh with Invisible Cities

Our lives: Shaping Inspiring Stories with Marion Molteno and Mary Simpson

children food poverty

Food, Poverty and Children with Marion Molteno and Anna Taylor

Food of the gods

Food of the Gods with Sandy Leong


Rembrandt’s Vision with Dr Sophie Ooesterwijk

Powerful Women of Manchester with Laura of Invisible Cities

All for the Love of Sugar with Sandy Leong

Actress, campaigner, writer, philosopher with Dr Sophie Ward

reducing inequality

Reducing Inequalities with Dr Wanda Wyporska

Unconscious Bias with Leela Bassi

Diamond Street with Rachel Lichtenstein