Public Lectures

Professor Carolin Crawford speaking in 2017

Professor Carolin Crawford delivering a lecture in 2017

The St Peter's School Public Lecture programme is a series of lectures, talks and presentations by a range of expert speakers from many disciplines.

The School organises several of these per term. They are open to the public and completely free to attend. Click below for more information on our upcoming public lectures.

St Peter’s School will also be hosting eight events as part of York Literature Festival 2017. The festival takes place from 16-30 March and will include readings, interviews and literary tours.

Click here to see a list of externally organised events at St Peter's.


Tickets for our Public Lectures are usually FREE and are available from our Eventbrite page.

Please let us know when booking if you need a disabled parking space, are hard of hearing or need other assistance at the event. If you have any enquiries or access requirements you can email or telephone 01904 527300.

Free refreshments are served after most events. If the speaker is an author, copies of his/her recent books will be on sale with a chance to have them signed.

Recent speakers

Recent speakers have come from the fields of physics, philosophy, business and politics. They include: