Inspired in Hull with Tracy Borman: From Hull to Historic Palaces

“History is about human beings, not just dates and events”

Tracy Borman, Joint Chief Curator, Historic Royal Palaces

Inspired in Hull with Tracy Borman: From Hull to Historic Palaces
Tuesday 1 November | 19:00 | Middleton Hall, University of Hull Campus
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Book now to ensure you don’t miss out when historian, author and broadcaster Tracy Borman returns to campus to share her ‘Inspired in Hull’ story. A great communicator, passionate advocate for the teaching and learning of history and a regular on tv and radio, Tracy is also Joint Chief Curator for Historic Royal Palaces. A brilliant historian and a fascinating story-teller, Tracy is interested in the people behind the events, and the men and women who surround the great figures we all know so well. Join us for an evening of story telling from one of the UK’s most loved historians.

Inspired in Hull with Tracy Borman: From Hull to Historic Palaces
Tuesday 1 November | 19:00 | Middleton Hall, University of Hull Campus
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Tracy studied and taught history at the University of Hull and was awarded a PhD in 1997 before going on to a hugely successful career in heritage. She is Chief Executive of the Heritage Education Trust, a charity that encourages children to visit and learn from historic properties, and also joint Chief Curator for Historic Royal Palaces, the charity that manages Hampton Court Palace, the Tower of London, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace, the Banqueting House, Whitehall and Hillsborough Castle. She is a regular on television and radio and has presented documentaries and series on Channel 5 and Yesterday TV. A prolific author, she’s published 13 books in the last 15 years including both fiction and non-fiction works. She also contributes regular articles to BBC History Magazine.

We are delighted to be bringing our popular alumni lecture series ‘Inspired in Hull’ back in style this autumn with a talk from one of our most inspiring alumni. Tracy is an exceptional ambassador for the University, a prolific contributor to our understanding of the History of Britain, and an engaging communicator. Prior to our event with Tracy, we’ll also be welcoming another outstanding graduate, Andy Harries, back onto campus. Find out more here >>