We want to make sure that the Autumn Lecture Series is open to all. Free places are available for each lecture, in person and online.
If you can, please consider buying a ticket for £10 online for you or for someone else. Your purchase will help keep our education programme open to all.
Nicholas Holtam was Bishop of Salisbury 2011-21. For seven years he was the C of E’s lead bishop on the environment and chaired its national Environmental Working Group. He has contributed to the European Churches Environmental Network and the Anglican Communion Environmental Network. From 2015-21 he was one of 26 Lords Spiritual in the House of Lords speaking mainly on environmental matters. Previously he was Vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields from 1995-2011.
Dr Emily Grossman is an internationally acclaimed public speaker, bestselling science author and TV personality, with a Double First in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and a PhD in Molecular Biology. She is a co-founder of the group Scientists for Extinction Rebellion and lead author of their free easy-to-read online guide to the climate and ecological crisis, Emergency on Planet Earth. Emily has delivered a critically acclaimed TEDx talk on Why Science Needs People Who Cry. Her latest children’s book, World-Whizzing Facts: Awesome Earth Questions Answered, aims to help young people understand what’s going on about the planet and what they can do to help.
Dr Austen Ivereigh is a British writer, journalist, and Fellow in Contemporary Church History at the Jesuit-run Campion Hall, University of Oxford. He is author of two biographies of Pope Francis: The Great Reformer. Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope (2014) and Wounded Shepherd. Pope Francis and his Struggle to Convert the Catholic Church (2019). During the coronavirus lockdown in summer 2020 he wrote a book with the Pope on his vision for a post-covid world. Pope Francis’ Let Us Dream: The Path to a Better Future: In Conversation with Austen Ivereigh was published by Simon & Schuster in December 2020 in English and Spanish, and later across the world in various languages. Austen lives near Hereford with his wife Linda on a small farm, which features in his regular column in The Tablet on ecological regeneration, ‘Wild Faith’.