Presenter: Cherry Hubbard. B A Hons. PGCE
Cherry Hubbard is an engaging professional interpreter of social and domestic history with much experience in public speaking with a wide ranging demographic. Topics ranging throughout history, but with a Tudor and Roman specialist knowledge.
Engagement Officer: South Gloucestershire in the First World War Project: South Gloucestershire Council.
Education Officer: Yate Heritage Centre: Yate Town Council.
Freelance: Education Officer at The Wilson Museum: Cheltenham Trust
Lectures, Talks and Walks: Unfolding History
Cherry gives about 30 talks and lectures a year to various local history societies, the W.I. and other community groups at Museum Houses and Heritage Venues and Events across Gloucestershire, South Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, with many school history days at both primary and secondary schools.
Thank you Cherry, your talk went down very well, lovely to have items to handle, to add variety in the presentation. Excellent audience feedback – “Very good speaker” – “I really enjoyed today’s talk” – “Pleased that I came along today” and ” Thank you, perhaps you could have that speaker again?”. Museum in the Park, Stroud. October 2017.
‘A delightful, entertaining talk with so many excellent visual aids, making an enjoyable and informative afternoon.’ Stroud Local History Society.
‘Thanks to Cherry for lovely manner and vast store of information.’ Benhall W.I.
‘Lots of great, interactive objects and artefacts. The children were engaged and interested. It opened their eyes regarding the lives of ordinary Romans. The lavender bag making was just up their street! Thanks for a great session.’ Culverhill School 2014‘
Tudor Specialist Knowledge- Cherry was one of the original professional Period Interpreters at the Palmer’s Farm Living History Project at the Mary Arden site for the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, working as a Tudor Housewife in a period farm house for a year and working as part of the learning team.
Roman Specialist Knowledge – Period Interpreter on the Learning Team at Chedworth Roman Villa for The National Trust.