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Andrew Lacey – (History)

  • Awarded a doctorate for research on Charles I
  • Interests include the English Civil War, C17th and C20th European history
  • A tutor in Continuing Education at both Cambridge and Oxford!

Attracting this calibre of Lecturer to Higham is a real coup and we are privileged to be able to bring such a high standard of knowledge and skill to you.

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March 2019

STALIN AND THE SOVIET UNION

March 25th at 18:30 to March 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore the life and times of Stalin and his impact upon the rise and fall of the Soviet Union. We will consider his rise to power in the 1920s, industrialisation and terror in the 1930s, the Second World War, Soviet expansion after 1945 and the Cold War. In the arts we will explore the development of Socialist Realism. Dr Andrew Lacey (Cambridgeshire www.highamhall.com/andrew-lacey) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 HITLER AND NAZI GERMANY follows - attend both, save £25.

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HITLER AND NAZI GERMANY

March 27th at 18:30 to March 29th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Adolf Hitler strides across the history of the 20th Century like a colossus. He changed the lives of most Europeans during his years in power and we continue to live with the positive and negative implications of his defeat in 1945. This is an introduction to his life and the movement he founded. Dr Andrew Lacey (Cambridgeshire www.highamhall.com/andrew-lacey) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 STALIN AND THE SOVIET UNION precedes - attend both, save £25.

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September 2019

ATTRIBUTES OF A VICTORY: BRITAIN AT WAR 1939-1942

September 25th at 18:30 to September 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

How did the British people respond to war in 1939? How did they cope with the threat of invasion and the Blitz? Should Churchill have negotiated with Hitler? Consider these as we explore Britain's 'finest hour'. Dr Andrew Lacey (Cambridgeshire www.highamhall.com/andrew-lacey) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166 D-DAY 1944 follows: attend both, save £25.

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D-DAY 1944 THE ASSAULT ON HITLER’S EUROPE

September 27th at 18:30 to September 29th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

The landings of the 6th June 1944 were the largest amphibious operation ever undertaken. We will explore the preparation for Overlord, the assault on the beaches and the consequences for the eventual liberation of France and Western Europe. Dr Andrew Lacey (Cambridgeshire www.highamhall.com/andrew-lacey) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166 BRITAIN AT WAR 1939-42 precedes: attend both, save £25.

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