talks and workshops
6 November 2021
Talk: House Histories: the Victorian home in the former Essex parishes of Walthamstow, Leyton and Chingford for Essex Society for Family History Online event.
9 November 2021
Talk: tbc for Clerkenwell and Islington Guides
15 November 2021
Talk: Trio Grande: Scarborough’s Royal, Pavilion and Grand Hotels for Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society
7 December 2021
Talk: Art Deco in Tooting for Tooting History Group
27 January 2022
Talk: House Histories: the Victorian home in Walthamstow for Walthamstow Historical Society . Online event.
10 August 2021
Talk: Llandudno Seaside Hotel History: St George’s and The Grand Hotel for Llandudno Museum. Online event.
3 June 2021
15 May 2021
Talk: ‘From Luxury Lodgings to Gorgeous Grandiose: the Story of Brighton’s Seafront Hotels’ for the Society of Geneologists. Online event.
15 May 2021
25 April 2021
23 March 2021
18 March 2021
Talk: House Histories: the Victorian home in Chingford for Chingford Historical Society Online event.
4 March 2021
Triskele Heritage Lockdown Lecture: Tracing Your House History Part 2: meet the House Historians- in conversation with Melanie Backe-Hansen, Karen Averby and Gill Blanchard.Online event
27 February 2021
8th December 2020
Talk: House Histories: the Victorian home in Waltham Forest for Waltham Forest Family History Society Online event.
23 January 2020
17 January and 7 May 2017
Workshops: How to research the history of your home for Ex-Warner Estate project at Waltham Forest Archives.
29 June 2017
Talk: Oldbury-upon-Severn: A Village History for Digventures Forgotten Landscape project
23 September 2016
Talk: Research, architectural history and the Warner Estate, for Ex-Warner Estate project
Karen appeared in Series 9 of BBC Two’s Great British Railway Journeys: Swanwick to Brownsea Island talking to Michael Portillo about Bournmouth’s beach huts
Karen has undertaken historical research for several property/ renovation shows and for BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow spinoff Antique Roadshow Detectives