Restoring Chamberlain’s Highbury - Tristram Hunt

Highbury was one of fhe most important political houses in late Victorian and early 20th century Britain.

This was the home of the Chamberlains - one of the leading political dynasties of the age.  Here decisions were taken and policies were formulated which shaped the modern history of Britain and the world beyond.

Tristram Hunt, a patron of the Chamberlain Highbury Trust​ and Director of the V&A Museum, discusses the heritage of the house and the vision for Highbury as an epicentre of creative thinking about the future of Birmingham and Britain.

In Chamberlain, Birmingham,

Two Titans, One City

Andrew Reekes

Two famous and powerful men of the late Victorian and early Edwardian era, Joseph Chamberlain (1836-1914) and George Cadbury (1839-1922), towered over one of the great cities of the British Empire - Birmingham. Together, they offer a fascinating window into the rapidly changing world in which they lived and the preoccupations of their...


Presented by:

Tristram Hunt

Thanks to:

Tristram Hunt, Director, V&A Museum, Patron, Chamberlain Highbury Trust

Recorded By:

Sean Griffiths

Special Thanks to:

The Chamberlain Highbury Trust

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