Events

Here you will find a list of our events and activities over the course of the project and beyond.  Please also see the ‘Events’ category of our blog for more details.

 

Date
Location
Activity
Monday 24 – Thursday 27 August 2015 Lotherton Hall Old Science Week: a themed week at Lotherton Hall with workshops for children based around the history of electricity in the home (read more here).
Thursday 17 September 2015 Standen Public lecture by Dr. Abigail Harrison Moore: ‘Webb and the aesthetics of electric lighting’.
Friday 9 October 2015 University of Leeds Light Night performance in the Brotherton Room (read more here).
Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10, 11, 12 December 2015 University of Leeds Musical theatre production ‘Electrified’, considering the history of domestic electricity; devised by 24 School of Performance and Cultural Industries students and supervised by Dr. George Rodosthenous and Dr. Tony Gardner (read more here).
Monday 1 February 2016 University of Leeds Workshop to discuss the outputs and achievements of the project – see here for the invitation.
Wednesday 13 April 2016 – 6pm Newcastle Lit & Phil Public lecture by Professor Graeme Gooday and Dr. Michael Kay: ‘Electrifying the country house: Armstrong’s electrical innovations at Cragside’ – see here for the event listing.
Thursday 14 April 2016 – 6:15pm Standen Public lecture by Dr. Michael Kay: ‘Standen and the history of electricity in the Victorian home’ – see here for the event listing.
Wednesday 20 April 2016 – 2pm Lotherton Hall Public lecture by Dr. Michael Kay: ‘Electrifying Lotherton: the history of electricity in the home’.
Sunday 19 June 2016 – 2pm & 3pm Nostell Priory Public lecture by Dr. Michael Kay: ‘The first electrical houses: electricity in the Victorian home’ – see here for the event listing.
Thursday 17 November 2016 – 6-7:30pm University of Leeds, Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre, Michael Sadler Building Public lecture by Professor Graeme Gooday and Dr. Michael Kay: ‘Electrifying the Country House’ – the talk is free and includes refreshments. See here to sign up.