Dominic Sandbrook Lecture

King Edward VI High School for Girls is delighted to announce that historian, author, columnist and television presenter Dominic Sandbrook will be delivering our second Parents’ Association lecture at the Ruddock Performing Arts Centre; the title of his talk will be:  ‘How the West Midlands Made Modern Britain.’

Dominic has written a series of books exploring British history during the second half of the twentieth century including such titles as ‘Never Had it So Good,’ ‘White Heat,’ ‘State of Emergency’ and ‘Seasons in the Sun’.

Dominic also writes exclusively for the Sunday Times as well as a monthly column for BBC History Magazine. Since 2012, he has made several television documentaries focusing on such diverse topics as Britain in the Cold War, the history of science fiction and the history of Britain’s popular culture.  His most recent TV series, The 80s, was shown on BBC Two in August 2016.


There will be a Drinks Reception in the Performing Arts Centre Foyer from 5:45pm.