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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

March 2018

WINDS OF CHANGE: POST-WAR BRITAIN 1945-1965

March 26th at 18:30 to March 28th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

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

March 28th at 18:30 to March 30th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

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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September 2018

THE FIRST WORLD WAR: “THE WAR THAT WOULD NOT END”

September 26th at 18:30 to September 28th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

For British and French, WW1 ended 11am, 11th November 1918 and all was meant to get back to normal. Yet, east of the Rhine, it was the start of years of revolutions, attempted revolutions, Fascism, civil wars and wars between successor states of the Empires. Explore a forgotten chapter in Europe's violent history and some implications. Dr Andrew Lacey (Cambridgeshire www.highamhall.com/andrew-lacey) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 POST WW1 BRITAIN follows - attend both, save £25.

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A LAND FIT FOR HEROES? BRITAIN AFTER THE FIRST WORLD WAR

September 28th at 18:30 to September 30th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

24th November 1918, David Lloyd George declared the task of any future government: "to make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in", an aim not realised between the wars, with a society divided between south/north, prosperity/poverty, social change/political conservatism. Consider 20s and 30s Britain - rising hemlines to Jarrow Marchers - and her response to the approach of WW2. Dr Andrew Lacey (Cambridgeshire www.highamhall.com/andrew-lacey) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 THE WAR THAT WOULD NOT END precedes - attend both,…

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