Golders Green Library Presents an Evening With Professor Hilary J Grainger OBE


Thursday, 7th Jun 2018 6:20pm - 7:45pm


Golders Green Library
156 Golders Green Road
NW11 8HE



Professor Hilary J Grainger OBE,

Professor of Architectural History, University of the Arts London BA (Hons), PhD, PFHEA, FRSA
Hon Professor, Department of Theology and Religion, Durham University.
Chair of The Victorian Society
Council Member Cremation Society of Great Britain

Hilary is a specialist in nineteenth and twentieth century architecture, she is the leading authority on the late Victorian architect Sir Ernest George and the architecture of British crematoria. Her publications include Death Redesigned: British Crematoria, History, Architecture and Landscape (jointly commended by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals as an outstanding reference book published in 2006) Spire Books Ltd.

The Architecture of Sir Ernest George (shortlisted for the Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion; Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain) Spire Books Ltd 2011. In addition, Cremation in Modern Scotland, History, Architecture and the Law (jointly authored with Jupp, Davies, Raeburn and White) Berlinn, 2017.

She will be talking on Golders Green Crematorium 1902-2002 A London centenary in context edited by Grainger and Jupp.

The talk will cover Hilary’s books, followed by a ten-minute Q&A session, with a mystery prize for the best question.

Bookings can be made at the following email address or Eventbrite

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