Dr Simon Avery

Dr Simon Avery

I regularly give invited talks on my research at events and festivals. In recent years I have spoken at the Brontë Parsonage Museum, the Marylebone Festival, Clapham Omnibus Theatre, University of the Third Age (Ealing branch and Buxton branch), the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education, the Royal College of Art, the Browning Society and Ledbury Poetry Festival. 

(Ledbury Poetry Festival day on Elizabeth Barrett Browning: https://www.poetry-festival.co.uk/podcast/24-elizabeth-barrett-browning-and-place-a-day-conference-session-1/

I also regularly give talks and run workshops for A level students in London. 

PTI Education Teachers' CPD Event: Victorian Literature from all Angles

Workshop / 23 Nov 2023

Talk for Browning Society at St Marylebone Church: Nation-Building with Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Talk/presentation / 12 Mar 2022 - 12 Mar 2022

Talk for U3A Buxton: Rereading the Brontës in Political Context

Talk/presentation / 21 Apr 2021

Talk for U3A Ealing: The Brontës and Politics: Revolution and Reform

Talk/presentation / 17 Mar 2021

Workshop for secondary school teachers: Victorian Women's Poetry: politics, voice, resistance (Cambridge Continuing Education)

Talk/presentation / 10 Nov 2020

Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Place: A Day Conference, Part of the Ledbury Poetry Festival

Talk/presentation / 18 Jul 2019

'The Poetry of Patrick Brontë' at the Brontë Parsonage Museum, Haworth

Other / 05 Jun 2019