Medievalist, storymaker, theatre director, folk dance teacher, BBC / AHRC New Generation Thinker

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Unruly Woman at Wolverhampton Literature Festival

Bantock House Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton

It is impossible That any clerk speak well of women. Who painted the lion, tell me, who? By God, if women had written stories As clerks have in their studies They would have written more of men’s wickedness Than all the mark of Adam might redress.   (Geoffrey Chaucer, The Wife of Bath’s Prologue).   […]

£6 – £8

The Bayeux Tapestry: the Full Yarn at Wolverhampton Literature Festival

Bantock House Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton

The beasts of battle gather in the tapestry borders. Ravens, wolves, eagles. All creatures – common, fantastic, wild, domestic – hold their stitched breath as the battle gathers Waiting.   Until at last, William and Harold face each other over some few feet of linen. The embroidered King wants to finish his church at Westminster. […]

£6 – £8