The Crystal Palace: Tim Parrott

"In the mid-19th century, the Victorians put on what was effectively the first ever World’s Fair. To house this gigantic event they put up The Crystal Palace. After the record-breaking show, the building was transferred to Sydenham in South London. This course focuses on the amazing story of how The Crystal Palace was constructed."

Tutor: Tim Parrott

"Tim Parrott, who took his degree at Cambridge, has been teaching short courses in popular science to adults for many years. He is especially keen to engage those with little or no prior knowledge. "