Click here for previous lectures

24 September 2020Canal History and Heritage
22 October 2020Art and Craft in Historical Fiction: Woven Silk, Sculpted Masks and Fine Bindings
26 November 2020Magic and Medicines in Babylon
17 December 2020Glory to the New Born King: Depictions of the Nativity in European Art

Click on a row and scroll to display more details about the lecture

Canal History and Heritage Roger Butler Thursday 24 September 2020

Roger Butler is a landscape architect and an experienced writer, photographer and lecturer. He has a particular interest in the unique history, architecture and traditions of our canal network and has worked on some of the UK’s major canal restoration projects. He has also acted as a consultant to bodies such as Waterways Ireland, Natural England and the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.

He regularly contributes to waterway and heritage magazines and writes and provides images for a range of countryside and outdoor titles. Roger is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a Licentiate of the Royal Photographic Society and a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute. He lives near Stratford upon Avon and lectures to groups such as the National Trust, RSPB, U3A, history societies, etc. across the Midlands and further afield.