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Satire, Scandal & Printmakers in Georgian London with Alice Loxton

20 March @ 3:30 pm 4:30 pm

Satire & Scandal in Georgian London

Join historian Alice Loxton on a scathingly witty romp through a Georgian London at the height of a golden age of scandal as viewed through the acid pens of its leading caricaturists – Thomas Rowlandson, James Gillray and Isaac Cruikshank. Set against a backdrop of royal madness, political intrigue, the birth of modern celebrity, French revolution, American independence and the Napoleonic Wars, the trio turned to bawdy satire with their lampooning of those in power profoundly altering British humour, setting the stage for everything from Gilbert and Sullivan to Private Eye.

‘Alice Loxton is the star of her generation … the next big thing in history’ DAN SNOW

Alice Loxton is a 28 year old history broadcaster and writer. She has over two million followers on social media (@history_alice). Her first book, UPROAR!, was longlisted as a Blackwell’s Book of the Year 2023.”

About the Curious Minds Festival

Running from 7th – 28th March, the Curious Minds Festival features over 30 book talks, live performances, film screenings, writing workshops and walking tours. Taking place across a range of fabulous venues with events to entertain, inform, connect and challenge.

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