Check out my books
'The Legacy of Anne Frank'
pub. Pen & Sword 2018
Anne Frank, her life and surprising global legacy View more
'Please pass the scones, A social history of English afternoon tea'
pub. Carnegie Publishing 2022
Beautifully illustrated, chock full of fun and fascinating facts you thought you knew but didn’t: View more
I offer lectures and talks on the life and times of Anne Frank plus a range of popular and engaging social history topics. I also use my long-time experience as a charity CEO to advise individuals and organisations on their humanitarian, educational and fundraising initiatives.
What we can learn from Anne Frank - Her Life and Surprising Legacy (code AFL) Suitable for age 10 and above and cross curriculum for school use. My two most popular lectures on Anne Frank's life and legacy combined into 50 minutes but can also be given as two separate lectures if preferred. Please see further details on Lectures page
The Social History of English Afternoon Tea (code AT)
This fascinating and mouth-watering 45 minute talk covers how tea drinking was first introduced and popularised in England and how partaking of afternoon tea became a social institution. Please see further details on Lectures page
Live streamed one hour lecture including Q&A £175 (US$ 250.00) payable via an invoice or via my Paypal account gillianwalnesperr[email protected] giving your email address and lecture code as above
I speak to a wide range of audiences: primary and secondary schools; colleges and universities; corporate conferences and away days; charities and organisations; cruise ships; hotels and historic houses. I am also a facilitator for conferences and seminars.
I founded the Anne Frank Trust UK in 1990 along with family and friends of Mr Otto Frank, Anne’s father. The Trust has used Anne's life and inspirational message to educate people about the damage caused by all forms of prejudice and discrimination and works with young people in schools, communities and prisons across the United Kingdom imbuing in them the importance of positive attitudes, personal responsibility and respect for others. Read more
At BBC conducting national interviews