Our programme of Lectures is listed below. Unless otherwise specified, lectures take place at the time and venue given on our welcome page.
Members may bring guests only by previous arrangement with the Membership Secretary at a cost of £4 per lecture. No guest may attend more than twice a year
Coffee is served prior to the Lectures from 10:15 am. Please be seated by 10:55 am for announcements.
13th September 2018 Linda Collins : 100 years of Modern Art explained with scepticism and humour.
11th October 2018 Mark Spencer : Plants in Art & Culture – How plants created society.
8th November 2018 Carol Petipher : The Ups & Downs of the Impressionists along the cradle of the Seine.
13th December 2018 Dr Janet Robson : Will the real Santa Clause please stand up? The transformation of Saint Nicholas from Byzantium to Bari and beyond.
10th January 2019 Shauna Isaac : The Art of the Steal – Nazi looting during World War II.
14th February 2019 Mark Hill : Undressing Antiques
14th March 2019 Sandy Burnett : Bravos and Breastplates – The Evolution of Opera.
11th April 2019 Ian Swankie : The Medieval Guildhall and the Guildhall Art Gallery – Hidden Gems in the heart of the Square Mile
9th May 2019 Hilary Williams : The Frick Collection, New York; the Wallace Collection, London and the Knole collection.
13th June 2019 Tobias Capwell : Beautiful Monsters – Heroic Armour of the Italian Renaissance.