Ludlow Arts: Word

Sandy Burnett

Wednesday 20 October 2021

2:00pm for 2:15pm

Ludlow Assembly Rooms

Sandy Burnett

Misshapen Pearl: an overview of music in the baroque era

Starting in 1607 with Monteverdi's astonishing opera Orfeo, and ending in 1759 with the death of that great ‘English’ composer George Frideric Handel, the Baroque era produced music of great brilliance and emotional depth. In helping to navigate us through its choppy waters, Sandy draws more...

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Archeological Dig at Attingham

Thursday 21 October 2021

7:00pm for 7:30pm

Shropshire Museums Collection Centre

Nigel Baker

The Lost Georgian Summerhouse and other discoveries at Attingham Park

In 2018 an archeological investigation connected with proposed works at Attingham Park revealed the foundations of a building previously assumed to date from WW2. more...

Bromfield Priory Gatehouse

Tuesday 26 October 2021


Ludlow Assembly Rooms

Alasdair Dick-Cleland

Rescuing ruins in the Marches — the work of the Landmark Trust

The Landmark Trust is a British building conservation charity, founded in 1965 by Sir John and Lady Smith, that rescues buildings of historic interest or architectural merit and then makes them available for holiday rental. more...

Charles Darwin

Wednesday 17 November 2021


Ludlow Methodist Church

John Cartwright

Charles Darwin: the Shropshire Lad who transformed thought

Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury in 1809. He was the grandson of two members of the Lunar Society, Erasmus Darwin and Josiah Wedgwood, and had a varied education at Shewsbury School, Edinburgh University and Christ's College Cambridge. more...

Pamela Petro

Sunday 21 November 2021


The Sitting Room, The Blue Boar, Mill Street

Pamela Petro

The Long Field - Wales and the Presence of Absence, a Memoir

Pamela Petro, the American author of Travels in an Old Tongue — Touring the World Speaking Welsh will give a reading from her new book The Long Field - Wales and the Presence of Absence, a Memoir. more...