Talks & Public Presentations
For over 35-years, Ian has brought gripping detail of the Anglo-Zulu War and the historical narratives of the Zulu peoples to audiences around the world. He is an experienced and accomplished public speaker - book him now for an entertaining, evocative, educational, and exhilarating talk. Ian's presentations whether on the actual historical site or in a classroom are always infused with enthusiasm, humour and an encyclopedic knowledge of these fascinating subjects, further enlivened with personal anecdotes of travel in Zululand.
Ian has honed his story-telling skills leading tours of the battlefields and in a number of television documentaries. He has led public events at museums including the National Army Museum in London and Brecon Museum in Wales. He has shared a platform at the Royal Geographical Society with the late John Aspinall and has delivered talks to historical societies, regimental associations, after-dinner clubs and schools. Talks can be tailored to a particular subject and perspective - this is history at its most enthralling, and it has many lessons for history buffs, military enthusiasts, those seeking an insight into the background of modern South Africa as well as businessmen and tacticians in today's complex world.