Culford Scholars Visited by TV Historian

04 Oct 2013

British historian, academic and broadcaster Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb visited a group of over seventy parents, pupils and staff of Culford School on Friday 27th September. Dr Lipscomb gave a talk entitled “Politics and History: The Court of Henry VIII” as part of the school’s Scholars and Gifted & Talented Programme of which the theme this year is “Politics and…”.

Dr Lipscomb’s extensive experience includes teaching at Oxford University, UEA and the New College of Humanities, and a three year spell as Research Curator of Historic Royal Palaces, being based at Hampton Court Palace. She regularly contributes to radio and television news programmes on matters historical and royal. Her most recent television involvement has been in the production of Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home (BBC Four), The Secret Life Of: (Yesterday), Bloody Tales of Europe (National Geographic), and Time Team, Series 20 (Channel 4).

Culford’s Scholars’ Programme will continue with a talk by Professor AC Grayling, founder of the New College of Humanities and author of over 30 books on Philosophy.

Culford offers a range of scholarships. For further details of these, Culford’s Scholars and Gifted & Talented programme, or to register for an upcoming open morning, please contact the Admissions Office on 01284 385308.


Photo:  (from left):  Isabel Davies (Head Girl), Julian Johnson-Munday (Headmaster), Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and William Chapman (Head Boy)