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Geoff & Fran Doel – (History & Literature Field Trips)

  • experienced and widely-published historians from Kent
  • Fran has an MA in Medieval Studies from UEA and was formerly an Associate Lecturer at University of Canterbury and Birkbeck College
  • Geoff has a literary PhD and is an Associate Lecturer for the University of Kent and The University of Christ Church Canterbury and has appeared on Time Team
  • Together, they have published 14 books, several on medieval topics, and run Summer Schools for The University of Durham
FEEDBACK FOLLOWING FAN AND GEOFF’S COURSES:
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“The lEctures were excellent in placing the poetry and art into a much wider context than I had expected. Benefitted greatly from both lecturer’s wide knowledge.”
“The course exceeded my expectations!”

 

GEOFF & FRAN’S WORK:

April 2020

DISCOVER THE ELIZABETHANS

April 23rd at 18:30 to April 26th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Thu 23 Apr - 13:30 Sun 26 Apr 2020 Themed talks and 2 half-day gentle trips out. Explore topics such as the Cult of Gloriana, Sea Dogs and the Armada, Elizabethan Theatre, Renaissance Figures, Elizabethan Music; dramatist/spy Kit Marlowe and the Essex Rebellion. Visits to see some clues. Dr. Geoff Doel with Fran Doel, MA (Kent www.highamhall.com/geoff-fran-doel) Residential: £375 Non-residential: £274 (inc. Trips, Lunches; excludes coffee stops)

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August 2020

PICTURESQUE, ROMANTIC AND GOTHIC LAKELAND

August 30th at 18:30 to September 4th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 30 Aug - 9:00 Fri 4 Sep 2020 Picturesque, Romantic, Gothic: terms favoured by C18th writers, artists, architects and travel companies to describe the Lake District. Explore through illustrated lectures, fullday and half-day tours (in our minibus, some walking involved) through the best of the Lakeland scenery. With visits including Lowther Castle, Dove Cottage, Ullswater, Borrowdale and Buttermere. Dr. Geoff Doel with Fran Doel, MA (Kent www.highamhall.com/geoff-fran-doel) Residential: £535 Non-residential: £369 (inc. Trips, Lunches; excludes coffee stops)

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