Impetuous Huzzahs and Horrid Noise
22 February 2013, 6:30 pm
We are delighted to announce our next event, a talk by Katherine Hunt entitled ‘Impetuous Huzzahs and Horrid Noise’: the sound and the practice of bell ringing in seventeenth-century England.
Katherine Hunt has recently finished her PhD at Birkbeck/The London Consortium on the invention and reception of change-ringing in seventeenth-century England, supervised by Prof Steven Connor and Prof Vanessa Harding. She was previously Assistant Curator on the Medieval and Renaissance Galleries Project at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and Research Assistant on the British Printed Images to 1700 Project at Birkbeck/The British Museum.
The talk will take place on Friday 22 February at 6.30, room MAL 151 (Birkbeck Malet street building) and will be followed by our ususal refreshments. It is free to members (membership £7), £4 non members.