21st February 2017

The History of Glass

Eric Knowles

A regular expert on BBC's Antiques Roadshow, Eric is a regular face on TV.  He is currently working on Series 4 of BBC 2’s most watched ‘Put your Money where your Mouth is’ and has recently completed the second series of ‘Antique Master’ hosted by Sandi Toksvig.

Eric has appeared on 'The Twentieth Century Roadshow', 'Crimewatch UK' (for all the right reasons), 'Selling the Family Silver', 'Going For A Song', 'The Great Antiques Hunt', 'The Antique Inspectors', 'It’s a Gift' and 'You Can’t Take It with You', and as resident antiques expert on 'This Morning'.  He was a contestant on 'Celebrity Mastermind Christmas Special' in 2004 where he narrowly missed winning the trophy by 2 points!

Eric filmed an historical renovation series for 'Discovery Home & Leisure - The House That Mackintosh Built' - and the property series 'Period Property' and 'Restoration Man'.

Eric is also working on the new series of the BBC's number one factual programme, 'The Antiques Roadshow'

The Society meets at the Hull Royal Hotel, 170 Ferensway, Hull HU1 3UF

All lectures are presented in the Royal Suite and start at 7.30pm prompt.


Doors are normally open at 6.45pm but access may be delayed if lecture preparations are not complete.


The audience are requested to please be in their seats before 7.25pm

The Hull Literary & Philosophical Society is registered as a Charity No 507226