Dominic Sandbrook – How British Culture Conquered the World
May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
£6 - £7
Join author, TV presenter, lecturer and journalist, Dominic Sandbrook as he explores the remarkable story of Britain’s popular culture in the last century.
Britain may have lost an empire, but our cultural empire stands almost unrivalled. From the Beatles and the Stones to James Bond and Harry Potter, from Doctor Who to Downton Abbey, from Agatha Christie and JRR Tolkien to Elton John and Simon Cowell, our popular culture is known and loved the world over. In fact no other country on Earth, relative to its size, has contributed more to the modern imagination. How did we do it? And what does all this say about us today?