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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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Upcoming Courses

September 2017

OLIVER CROMWELL, GOD’S CHAMPION

September 27th at 18:30 to September 29th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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*NEW* Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658) remains one of the most controversial figures in British history. Love him or loathe him, you cannot ignore him. From humble farmer he rose to command the New Model Army, execute Charles I and make himself Lord Protector. This short course will introduce his fascinating life and times. Dr Andrew Lacey (Cambridgeshire www.highamhall.com/andrew-lacey) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162 GOD & KING follows - attend both, save £25. This course, and its accompanying course, should have taken place…

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GOD & KING – ROYALISTS IN THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR 1640-60

September 29th at 18:30 to October 1st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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*NEW* Wrong but Wromantic - the famous quote from 1066 and all that sums up many perceptions about the Royalists. We will attempt to challenge this stereotype, asking, amongst other things, who were the Royalists, why they fought and how they coped with defeat. Dr Andrew Lacey (Cambridgeshire www.highamhall.com/andrew-lacey) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162 CROMWELL precedes - attend both, save £25. This course, and its accompanying course, should have taken place last year but was postponed due to a last minute…

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March 2018

WINDS OF CHANGE: POST-WAR BRITAIN 1945-1965

Monday March 26, 2018 at 18:30 to Wednesday March 28, 2018 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Britain emerged victorious but bankrupt from the Second World War and the next 20 years witnessed significant political and social change in British society and in Britain’s place in the world. In this course we will explore some of these political and social changes and their significance. Dr Andrew Lacey (Cambridgeshire www.highamhall.com/andrew-lacey) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162 NATIONAL SERVICE follows - attend both, save £25.

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A LOAD OF BULL! NATIONAL SERVICE 1947-1963

Wednesday March 28, 2018 at 18:30 to Friday March 30, 2018 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Over two million young British men were conscripted into the armed forces for anything up to two years. Many loathed it, most were resigned to it, some almost enjoyed it and many saw active service overseas. In this course we will explore aspects of the ‘National Service experience’ and its impact on the wider society. Dr Andrew Lacey (Cambridgeshire www.highamhall.com/andrew-lacey) Residential: £228   Non-residential: £162    POST-WAR BRITAIN  precedes - attend both, save £25.

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