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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!”

 

Upcoming Courses

April 2017

IN SEARCH OF KING ARTHUR

April 30th at 18:30 to May 3rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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*NEW* Explore the development and cultural significance of the fascinating Arthurian legends in the landscape and through early Welsh, Latin, French and English sources. Visit Mirehouse, where Tennyson composed ‘Morte d’Arthur’, and legendary sites at Penrith.Geoff & Fran Doel’s book ‘Worlds of Arthur’ (Tempus) was used for Channel 4's Time Team in which Geoff, (with Fran, a veteran of many University summer schools), appeared. Geoff is currently writing a book on Arthurian literature! Dr Geoff Doel with Fran Doel, MA…

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September 2017

EXPLORE THE LAKES – VICTORIAN & C20th WRITERS

September 10th at 18:30 to September 15th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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*NEW* Field Trips following in the steps of those who put pen to paper in the Lakes such as Tennyson, Charlotte Bronte, Mrs Gaskell, Ruskin, Mrs Humphry Ward, Beatrix Potter & Hugh Walpole. We plan to visit Mirehouse, Levens Hall, Brantwood & Beatrix Potter sites and lectures will cover Potter, Ruskin, Victorian lady novelists in the Lakes & Walpole... notice we are avoiding Wordsworth! Fran Doel, MA & Dr Geoff Doel (Kent www.highamhall.com/geoff-fran-doel) Residential: £525 Non-residential: £365 inc. Field Trips,…

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