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Consultancy & Media

I am available as a consultant and researcher on all matters relating to post-medieval food and dining as well as on the use of live interpretation, in particular the interpretation of the spaces of historic food preparation and consumption.

Recent & Upcoming Appearances:

The Kitchen Cabinet
[Saturdays 10.30am on BBC Radio 4]

Recent Episodes:
- Liverpool
- Golders Green
- Stratford-upon-Avon
- Clitheroe
Listen again via podcast or iPlayer

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Annie also appeared in previous series of TKC.

Heston’s Great British Food [C4]

Episodes featuring me:
- Afternoon tea
- Curry
- Chocolate

James Martin:
Home Comforts [BBC 2)

Episodes with me:
- Comfort food
- Homemade takeout
- Prep now eat later.

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Talks & Lectures

I am an experienced lecturer, available for both private and public talks and workshops on aspects of food and dining in the past.

Talks and demonstrations can be given in or out of costume. I am also available as costumed interpreter.

Upcoming Dates:

July 9th - 28th
ADFAS Flinders circuit:

July 9th Adelaide DFAS

Georgian dining

July 10th Adelaide DFAS

Half study day: How to live like a Victorian

July 11th Mornington DFAS

Beeton's Book of Household Management

July 14th Geelong DFAS

The baroque lifestyle

July 16th Melbourne DFAS

Georgian dining

July 17th Victoria DFAS

The baroque lifestyle

July 18th Riverina DFAS

Wives and witches (tea)

July 21st Canberra DFAS

The baroque lifestyle

July 22nd Canberra DFAS

Half study day: How to live like a Georgian

23rd July Bowral DFAS

Cake history

24th July Bowral DFAS

Half study day: dining in 18th and 19th centuries

24th July Shoalhaven DFAS

Georgian dining

28th July Blue Mountains DFAS

The baroque lifestyle

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Welcome to the Website of Dr Annie Gray - Food Historian

Here you’ll find out all about me and what I do. I’m a historic food expert, focusing on the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.