Anthony Poulton-Smith

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Region:
West Midlands
Notice Period:
Short (maybe less than one month's notice)
Type:
Professional
Biography:

A freelance journalist and author, with 80 books, many articles, is a ghostwriter, innumerable crosswords and puzzles published, whilst also compiling and marketing quizzes. These books have mostly been on the subject of the origins of place-names and as part of the publicity Anthony has been interviewed several times on the radio and privileged to be the guest speaker at more than four hundred events. Fascinated by the development of language and etymology, based in Tamworth Staffordshire and chairman of both Tamworth Literary Festival and Tamworth History Group.

Happy to travel and available at short notice.

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Listed talks

History
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Origins of Place Names
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: History | Local | Rivers
West Midlands
History
Online
Not the Normal Paranormal
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: History | Local | Ghosts | Paranormal
West Midlands
History
Online
When Nature Called
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: History | Humour
West Midlands
History
Online
Origins of Pub Names
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: History | Humour | Local
West Midlands
Nature
Online
Animal Myths
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: History | Humour
West Midlands
History
Online
Humorous Etymologies
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: History | Literature
West Midlands
History
Online
The Saxon Era
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: History | Dark Ages | Saxons | English
West Midlands
History
Online
Talking Butts
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: History | Humour | Fact | Archery
West Midlands
History
Online
Salt Routes
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: History | Travel | Roads | Food
West Midlands
History
Online
Watling Street
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: History | Travel | Roads | Romans
West Midlands
Hobbies
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The Fastener Industry
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Industry | Engineering | History
West Midlands
History
Online
Ancient Ley Lines
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Roads | History | Travel
West Midlands
Travel
Online
Our Lost Lines
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: History | Railways | Cycling | Travel
West Midlands
Nature
Online
Know What You're Eating
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Food | History | Words | English
West Midlands
History
Online
An Odd Shopping Basket
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Food | Brands | English | Shop
West Midlands
History
Online
Crime on Canals
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Canals | Crime | History | Travel
West Midlands
History
Online
The Daft of Fire
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: History | Humour | Disaster | Stupidity
West Midlands
History
Online
The Daft of Time
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Clock | History | Words
West Midlands
History
Online
Gunpowder Plot
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Travel | History | Ghosts | Treason
West Midlands
History
Online
Classic Toys
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Toys | Children | Nostalgia | Brands
West Midlands
History
Online
Measurements
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Metric | Imperial | Width | Length
West Midlands
History
Online
Pots and Pans
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Words | English | History | Kitchen
West Midlands
Science
Online
Laboratory Literature
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: History | Words | Humour | Education
West Midlands
History
Online
Street Names
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Roads | History | Names | Local
West Midlands
History
Online
Forgotten Holidays
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Holiday | History | Folklore | Rites
West Midlands
History
Online
Stupid Moments in History
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: History | Stupidity | Disaster | Mistakes
West Midlands
History
Online
Wonderful Words
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Words | History | Literature | Public Speaking
West Midlands
Hobbies
Online
Tales of Ales
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Ale | Beer | Public Speaking | Names
West Midlands
Hobbies
Online
A Tale of Attire
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Dress | Clothes | Fashion | Words
West Midlands
History
Online
Old Wives Tales
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Folklore | History | Humour
West Midlands
Life Skills
Online
An Author's Errors
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Mistakes | Words
West Midlands
History
Online
Old English to Modern English
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: English | Words | History | Humour
West Midlands
Science
Online
Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Health | Words | Humour | English
West Midlands
History
Online
Colloquialisms
Anthony Poulton-Smith Tagged: Words | Tales | Folklore | History
West Midlands