Join electric voice theatre to celebrate Essex’s splendid women of science!
In eight weekly episodes of music, art and conversation, historian Patricia Fara and modern scientists will discuss the achievements and frustrations of Essex’s female pioneers. Two special editions in September will feature music, art and science created by local people over the summer.
We will be releasing previous episodes of Soundings from Essex on our YouTube channel.
Episode 1. Margaret Cavendish: The Blazing Star from Colchester (available now)
Episode 2. Elizabeth Tollet: Stratford's Scientific Poet (available now)
Episode 3. Ellen Willmott: The Botanical Gardener of Brentwood (available now)
Episode 4. Gulielma Lister: Leytonstone’s World Expert on Fungi (coming soon)
Episode 5. Florence Attridge: The Secret Radio Pioneer from Chelmsford (coming soon)
Episode 6: Beryl Platt: The Baroness of Writtle and Aeroplane Engineer (coming soon)
Episode 7: Water & Land: Splash, Burble, Gurgle, Whoosh (coming soon)
Episode 8: Women of Essex: Forgetting to Remember (coming soon)