Gresham College's free lectures: school booking introduced

July 2019

Gresham College’s free lectures have helped students with career choices, been useful for ‘stretch and challenge’ and featured in students’ EPQs (Extended Project Qualifications).

This year, the college which has been running free public lectures in London for over 400 years, is encouraging schools and colleges to book seats for lectures that are otherwise first-come, first-served to the public – you can get in touch on The lectures are also live-streamed online and available after the event via the event page on You can also sign up for updates about lectures at

The 2019/20 programme will be posted online at the end of July and includes Astrophysics Professor Katherine Blundell talking about the wonders of the Universe, Environment Professor Jacqueline McGlade on contemporary environmental challenges, and Professor Jo Delahunty QC's insider’s guide to becoming a Barrister.

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