Food in Britain, 1750-1950

Friday 23 March 2018


The course

A day to explore food and dining in Britain from the mid-Georgian period to mid-20th century. Lectures will cover what was eaten, how it was prepared and how it was eaten, with breakout visits to areas of the Museum site.

The tutor

Annie Gray is a culinary historian, specialising in C18-C20 British food and dining. She works as a consultant, lecturer, broadcaster and writer. She’s the author of The Greedy Queen: Eating with Victoria, and is currently working on a book about a 20th century society cook. She’s the resident food historian on BBC Radio 4’s The Kitchen Cabinet, and a regular presenter on relevant TV programmes on BBC2.

Participant information

Participants might what to bring a notepad or paper.


£90 per person, including tuition, teas and coffees. Vegetarian refreshments will be provided, if you have any other dietary requirements please let us know in advance.


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