Geoff Beattie introduces his new book which explores the psychology of trophy hunting from a critical perspective and considers the reasons why some people engage in the controversial activity of killing often endangered animals for sport.
A quirky performance piece that explores the absurdities of (queer) life through a playful mix of tragi-comedy via the in roads or drag, dance, theatre, stand-up (or stand-down), disco, rejection and destruction.
We Are Not Amused will open with a day of family friendly activities and comedy performances where visitors can unearth old jokes from original Victorian joke books, or try their hand at cartooning and joke-writing
Greg Jenner - chief historian for the 'Horrible Histories' TV show, and host of the hit BBC Podcast 'You're Dead To Me' - will join Dr Bob Nicholson (Edge Hill University) for a Q&A about history and comedy.
Event information: Stand-up comedian Iszi Lawrence (presenter of Radio 4's 'Making History' & the 'British Museum Membercast') hosts a comedy show about obscure figures from history featuring Greg Jenner (chief historian for the Horrible Histories TV show) and researchers from Edge Hill University