Robert Hesketh

Details of talks given by Robert Hesketh


Region:
South West
Type:
Professional
Biography:

Formerly a teacher, I am a freelance writer and photographer with a strong interest in local history (my first degree subject). To date, I have published 45 Devon, Dorset and Somerset titles (see www.roberthesketh.co.uk) and written numerous illustrated articles for The Countryman, Dartmoor Magazine, Country Walking and other publications. I also contribute West Country landscape and people photographs to photographic libraries, see www.imageclick.co.uk. and www.picfair.com . Since 2002, I have been giving talks to local history clubs, Women’s Institutes, societies, U3A and Probus Clubs on Devon themes

Please contact me if you would like further details or to offer me a booking. All the talks are illustrated with high resolution digital images and last between 45 minutes and an hour, depending on what the audience wants. Questions from the audience are always welcome. I can supply the projector, projection stand and projection screen. To see my profile please visit www.linkedin.com.

Adrienne Hesketh (my better half) is a talented musician who also gives talks and live performance. She plays piano and recorder and her contact details are the same as mine. She has her own website www.adriennehesekth.com

Charges: £45 (£50 for bookings after 1st January 2019) plus 30p per mile travel each way from Bovey Tracey.

 

Listed talks

History Smuggling in Devon: The Truth Behind the Fiction
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Crime | History | Local History
History Devon's Festivals
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Heritage | History | Local History
History Devon Place Names
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: History | Local History | Names
History Surnames in Devon and Beyond
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Family History | History | Local History | Names
History Devon Inns
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Beer | History | Heritage | Local History
Entertainment Devon Ghosts
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Ghosts | Folklore | Entertainment | Local History
Entertainment Haunted Pubs in Devon
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Ghosts | History | Local History | Public Houses
History A Curious Look at Devon Churches
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Churches | Green Man | History | Local History
Entertainment Devon Photoquiz
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: History | Literature | Local History | Heritage
Science Devon's Geology: an Introduction
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Science And Nature | Local | Nature
History Armageddon 1914: How Some Devon Newspapers Reported the Outbreak of War
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Great War | History | Home Front | Local History
History 1918, The Last Hundred Days: How Some Devon Newspapers Reported the Final Stage of the War
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Great War | History | Local History | Politics
History Devon Castles
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Castle | Heritage | History | Local History
History Devon's Railway Heritage
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Railways | History | Industry | Local History
History Exploring Exeter's Heritage
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: History | Local History | Buildings
Entertainment Devon Land and Sea Piano Presentation
Fee Type: Expensed    Tagged: Live Music | Entertainment | Electronics | Inspiration
Entertainment Devon Composers
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Entertainment | Folklore | Heritage | Live Music
History Christmas Themed Presentation
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Local History | Live Music | Heritage | Entertainment
History Christmas Traditions Around the World
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Rites | History | International | Live Music
Entertainment Halloween Themed Musical Presentation
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Entertainment | Live Music | Folklore | Heritage
Entertainment St. George’s Day/Shakespeare Themed Presentation
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Live Music | Literature | Heritage | History
Entertainment Valentine Themed Musical Presentation
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: History | Live Music | Heritage | Entertainment
Entertainment Spring Concert (piano, recorder and singing)
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Live Music | Entertainment | Culture
History Exeter's Tudor and REgency Buildings
Fee Type: Paid    Tagged: Architecture | Heritage | History | Local History