All events are held at The Woodlands Centre, Rustington
Tuesday 16 October 2018
Following the October Lecture “Women behind the Lens”;
WELCOME PARTY FOR NEW MEMBERS
An opportunity for new members to meet each other and ask any questions of the committee.
Tuesday 20 November 2018
Following the November lecture “Cartoonery: English Attitudes”;
FESTIVE DRINKS AND MINCE PIES
Get into the festive spirit at our last meeting of 2018. All members and guests are welcome.
Tickets £2 on sale 18 September and 16 October 2018
Thursday 7 March 2019
DAY OF SPECIAL INTEREST
JAPANESE ARCHITECTURE, GARDENS AND TEA CULTURE
Speaker; Ms Suzanne Perrin
Our speaker was involved with the Asian Arts Courses for Sothebys at the V&A and the British Museum. She has taught in America and worked to promote educational exchange programmes between universities in Japan and the UK.
Follow the development of sacred and secular architecture in Japan over the centuries. Learn about Tea Houses, and how gardens became an integral part of their design together with the evolvement of tea culture and the ceramics and utensils which have become the classic form of this elegant pastime.
We will be presenting 3 lectures between 09:45am & 3:00pm;
Morning Lecture 1
Introduction to Japanese Architecture, temples, palaces and villas.
Morning Lecture 2
Tea Houses, their gardens and environment.
Followed by lunch.
The evolvement of Tea Culture and tea wares.
Tickets £30 including lunch & refreshments on sale 15 January and 19 February 2019. Tickets can also be obtained after 15th January from the Ticket Secretary through the contact form here on the Contacts page.