7.30pm — 8.30pm
+ Concessions available
Classicist and broadcaster Mary Beard looks at how we can best defend, and pay for, arts and culture from the ancient world to now.
Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge, Mary frequently participates in public debate on political and social issues. In addition to her many books, she writes an engaging blog A Don’s Life and has written and presented several documentaries including the BBC Two series, Meet the Romans, which focused on how ordinary people lived in Rome.