The Centenary of British Radio Broadcasting

2MT Writtle 1922-2022: An illustrated Lecture by Tim Wander

The Centenary of British Radio Broadcasting

This talk, from renowned historian, author and CSES collaborator Tim Wander, celebrates centenary of the first broadcast in Britain, the inventors, and the impacts on our communications worldwide ever since.

Did you know that the world's first radio station started in Writtle in 1922? Called 2MT ("Two Emma Toc"), this humble – and somewhat experimental – enterprise operating from a small hut ultimately became the BBC as we know it today.

Tickets £5.00 including refreshments (doors open from 7 pm) – purchase through Eventbrite:

Also now on sale – the accompanying book is available for purchase at:

LIMITED EDITION: Only 300 copies available!

This is part of a series of events celebrating the 2MT / BBC centenary, an incredibly important part of our industrial heritage. Other events include:

2MT Writtle: 1922-2022

17 May 2022, 19:30 through 22:30
Writtle University College
Lordship Road
United Kingdom
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