Queen Victoria Jubilee Spoon Gold

Tuesday 27th November 2018


The desire for gold is an essential part of human history and the search for, and use of it, is a key to understanding how people and places across the world have connected. This lecture will explore some of the key facts of this story from its geology via ancient to modern craftsmanship. The role of Britain in this global story has rarely been investigated but it had an important part to play.