Caroline Shenton is a public historian, archivist and writer. Whether you love her books, want a talk, or need some consultancy, find out more here. Read More about About
Passionate about history and heritage, Caroline loves giving talks to groups and is a highly-rated Arts Society lecturer. You may have seen her at the Hay and Cheltenham festivals, heard her on BBC Radio 4, or watched her on BBC Four, the Discovery Channel and BBC Parliament. Read More about Speaking
Thank you again for presenting such a fascinating Study Day on the Houses of Parliament to our group today. You covered all the material with such a light touch – it was memorable, intriguing, sad at times and really funny too. Arts Society Programme Secretary
Rebuilding the Houses of Parliament was a nightmare and one that Caroline Shenton brilliantly retells in Mr Barry’s War…If her first book was like a grotesque Gothic novel, Mr Barry’s War is an epic, with a hero at its heart. Literary Review
I just wanted to thank you for your invaluable help advising on the House of Lords interiors. We dressed the set on Sunday and they have just finished filming the scenes. May I contact you again on future projects?
Set Designer, Peterloo
Caroline has undertaken consultancy work for the National Trust, NADFAS, and other heritage organisations. She has recently advised the production team on Mike Leigh's film of Peterloo and is always looking for intriguing new projects to work on. Read More about Consultancy