Ruth Goodman

Ruth Goodman.


  • How to Behave Badly in Renaissance Britain
  • The Great Hall
  • Sunday 7 October
  • 12.00-13.00

In this guide to behaving badly, Ruth will share the many ways in which our Tudor and Stuart forebears annoyed, irritated, insulted and outraged their neighbours, from rude words and silly walks to insulting bows, street fighting tips, and disgusting manners.


Ruth Goodman is a social historian and regular broadcaster. She has presented several BBC series including Victorian Farm and Full Steam Ahead, and contributes regularly to The One Show. Ruth’s previous books include How to be a Victorian and How to be a Tudor.


Buy tickets here