Category Archives: Uncategorized

Screen and Stage 2016

by Philip Hooker Information on most major films to be released in 2016 and most UK stage productions in the first half of 2016 is now available.  These are the items of classical interest: On the big screen, there will … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Comments Off

CA Teaching Board Chair’s Roundup of 2015

by Genevieve Lively It’s now been a year since JACT reformed as the JACT Summer Schools Trust (JSST) and moved its other core activities to continue under the auspices of the Classical Association. Here’s an overview of some of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Perspectives on Greek History: a Classical Association INSET day

by Penny Goodman and Peter Liddel On 21st November 2015, the Classical Association Teaching Board held its first INSET day for teachers of ancient history.  The event was funded jointly by the University of Leeds and the Classical Association, and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off

Classics in South West Wales – an update

by Evelien Bracke On the 26th November, WalesOnline featured the headline ‘Could Latin be set for a comeback in Welsh classrooms?’  In spite of the question mark, that the media picked up on all the Classics-related events that are going … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Forty Years of the Guildford Classical Association

by Jeremy Antrich My wife Ann and I, both Classics teachers, arrived in Surrey from Bristol in 1974. We had previously enjoyed meetings of BACT and the Bristol CA, but there was no local Classical organisation.  So we teamed up … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Another First for Cambridge: A CA Study Day for Teachers

by Max Kramer On a Saturday in late June we were delighted to welcome around 20 teachers and trainees to Cambridge for our first ever GCSE Classical Civilisation Teachers’ Study Day. The programme was designed to provide academic enrichment from … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Comments Off

Creating ‘Early Myths’ for Children

by Simon Spence In 2013 I started to tell some of the Greek myths to my daughter, who was 3 and a half years old.  At the time I looked for versions of the tales for a young audience and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Autumn Books 2015

by Philip Hooker The Bookseller’s Buyers’ Guide to Autumn 2015 is now out – and these are the books on classical themes which publishers think will be of interest to the general public. The big one – and a highlight … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Comments Off

Fasti Online in 2015

by Elizabeth Fentress Thanks in part to the valuable support of the Classical Association the Fasti Online project (http://www.fastionline.org) has flourished over the past three years.  We have added over a thousand sites, and there are now almost 3,500 excavations in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off

More Theatre 2015

by Philip Hooker Never have there been so many professional productions of ancient drama in UK theatres – including, now, three major productions of the Oresteia.      This follows the success of the Helen McCrory Medea  (seen in cinemas as part … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Comments Off