Lunchtime Listens – Online Talks

Join curators from across Manx National Heritage every Thursday at 1.30pm for a digital series of 'Lunchtime Listens'
Please note all talks will take place on Zoom. Head to and select 'Join Meeting', you will then be instructed to enter a meeting ID and password - which you will find below.

  • Date Running until 16 July 2020
  • Time 1.30pm - 2pm
  • Location Zoom (Online Platform)
  • Price Free - Zoom log in details provided before each talk.

*POSTPONED* Week 4 – Thursday 9 July
Christopher Weeks – Collections Care and Conservation Manager
Botchers and Boffins – A History of Conservation
Discover more about the preservation of cultural heritage, from unusual restoration projects
to patch up jobs on famous statues.
Zoom ID – TBC

Week 5 – Thursday 16 July
Katie King – Community Learning Officer
One of our Badgers is Missing…and other  unlikely tales from the development of the Manx Tourist Industry 1850 – 1914’
Join MNH Community Learning Officer, Katie King, as she delves into the archives and shares some stories from the birth of Manx Tourism. A light-hearted look at a fascinating period in Manx history – which includes an immortality scandal, questions of drunkenness and some loose knicker elastic!
Zoom ID – TBC

All talks will be approximately 20 minutes long with time at the end for Q&A’s.

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