Graham Sutherland

Regional Qualification(s):

Heart of England

Language(s):

English

Phone Number(s):

01926-495894, 07801-962981, 01926-403278

Email:

graham.g.sutherland@btopenworld.com

Introduction:

A retired police inspector and former Warwick Town Crier, Graham writes both non-fiction and novels, the latter being crime/whodunnits set in late C19th - early C20th based in and around Warwick. He also gives numerous talks each year on a wide variety of topics, many with a social, historic or criminal background. Currently holds the much sought after position of being the official Ale Taster for Warwick Court Leet.

Personal Interests:

Oxford
Police and Crime
Warwick Town
Cotswolds
Folklore & superstition
Shakespeare country
ghosts
Royal Leamington Spa
Kenilworth
medieval history
military history

Special Interests:

Folklore & Traditions

Interest in local (and not so local) folklore and traditions both still in existence or no longer active.

Ghosts, Murders & Mysteries

A wide interest and knowledge - lectures on subject including local emphasis of crime and criminals. Also writes ghost stories.

History & Prehistory

Particular interest in local history with emphasis on social side. Includes Roman Occupation and more recent history such as the growth of transport over the years.

Lecture Subjects

Aspects of policing Warwickshire, Stage Coach Travel, Crimes and Criminals (local & national), Superstitions, Hauntings, Curiosities, Memorials, Gunpowder & Plot, Inn signs, life in the 1950s, Wicked Women, Dastardly Doctors, English Eccentrics. The Darker Side of Warwick. The Gunpowder Plot

Military

Wide knowledge on local military history including "local" involvement in foreign campaigns, etc. Specialities being Warwick in the Great War and in preparation Warwick 1939-1945

Regional Tours

Cotswolds

Additional Qualifications:

MAHGTC; MITG

Driver Guide:

No