Recent Speakers

Our recent speakers have included:

December 2017: Dr David Starkey
Renowned historian Dr David Starkey gave a talk, entitled Henry VIII: The First Brexiteer, which focused on Henry's reign and its parallels with current affairs when he visited the School in December.

October 2017: James Brokenshire
The then Secretary of State for Northern Ireland visited Benenden who gave a talk to the Sixth Form about politics and his career. In a wide-ranging lecture in Benenden’s Theatre, Mr Brokenshire discussed topics including his career, Brexit, the Northern Ireland peace process and security in the UK.

September 2017: Tim Marshall
Respected journalist Tim Marshall, whose 30-year career has included roles as Diplomatic Editor and Foreign Correspondent at Sky News, gave a lecture entitled Prisoners of Geography -  which explored the history of international relations.