Author Archives: Elizabeth Bruton

Upcoming talks in Cornwall!

I know it is quite far away from Leeds but for those of you who may be interested, I am giving a talk on the history of the Marconi wireless station at Poldhu during World War One at the Marconi Centre at Poldhu on Tuesday August 6th at 7.30pm. The talk is free to attend and there is no need to register. Further details of the centre and how do get there are available at

I’m also giving an evening lecture on cable telegraphy during World War One at Porthcurno Telegraph Museum on the evening of Wednesday August 7th from 6-8pm. For full details and to register for the Porthcurno event, see I will also be running family-friendly table top talks throughout the day at the museum so please do feel free to pop along during the day too!

The poster for the evening lecture is available here.

Registration now open for 28 June workshop!

Registration is now closed, as of 14 June. If you have any questions about this event, please get in touch.

We are hosting a workshop for museum interpreters, archivists and historians in the Brotherton Room at the University of Leeds on Friday 28 June from 9am to 4.30pm.

Registration is now open and the programme is also available.

The deadline for applications is 14 June 2013 and we will be providing bursaries to assist with attendance.  If you have any questions about the workshop, please do get in touch.

For further information, see

Project update

Lecture room

Lecture room by Sean MacEntee. Image licensed via Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.

We are pleased to announce that we have some very exciting events coming up so do check out our events page!  Upcoming events include Interpreting Telecommunications in the Great War: A workshop for museum interpreters, archivists and historian to be held in the Brotherton Room at the University of Leeds on Friday 28 June and will be preceded by a pre-workshop reception on Thursday 27 June. We will be also holding lectures and public events in Cornwall and London.  We have many exciting events coming up and so please do check our events page for regular updates!

We are also pleased to announce a new project partner: the Science Museum, London. We are delighted they’ve decided to join the project and we look forward to a very fruitful partnership.