Adam Brocklehurst Author

Adam Brocklehurst graduated from Luther King House in association with the University of Manchester with a Masters in Contextual Theology, after undertaking his Bachelor’s degree in History Theology and Ethics at Bishop Grosseteste University Lincoln, and did much better than he or anyone else expected.

Art & CultureHistory

Edinburgh’s healing beauty

(8 minute read)
Adam Brocklehurst recalls a moment of consolation in the galleries of Scotland’s capital.

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Art & CultureHistoryLatestThought-provoking

The making of the great British Christmas

(8 minute read)
The feast described in carols and schmaltzy TV adverts is a complicated patchwork of cultures constantly evolving, as Adam Brocklehurst reveals.

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Art & CultureHistory

Dallying shepherds and muscular Christs: the Pre-Raphaelites as mental wellbeing

(6 minute read)
Adam Brocklehurst believes art can still offer us inspiration in our lockdown state.

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Art & CultureHistory

Grimy glory: lessons in beauty from sewage-plants and run-down buildings

(7 minute read)
Self-confessed commoner Adam Brocklehurst explains how the aristocratic Lucinda Lambton has helped him see the world around him with new eyes.

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LifestyleSocial IssuesThought-provoking

The silent power of altruism

(6 minute read)
Adam Brocklehurst examines the life-changing potential of small acts of charity and solidarity.

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Art & Culture

The artist who caught a world in flux

(7 minute read)
L. S. Lowry’s charming matchstick men are loved and loathed in equal measure. But as Adam Brocklehurst points out, there was more to Lowry than quirky depictions of northern English grime. He has a message for a society coming to grips with a new normal …

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HistoryThought-provoking

Reading a building colonially

(8 minute read)
They’re pulling down statues, but what about houses? Adam Brocklehurst looks behind the bricks and mortar to discover challenging truths about the culture that crafted some of England’s most iconic buildings.

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