All events are held at The Woodlands Centre, Rustington
Tuesday 15 February
WELCOME PARTY FOR NEW MEMBERS
An opportunity for new members to meet each other and ask any questions of the committee. Following the February Lecture “The Collections of Napoleon and Josephine at Chateau de Malmaison” by Carol Petipher.
FESTIVE DRINKS AND MINCE PIES
Get into the festive spirit at our last meeting of 2022. All members and guests are welcome.
Following the November lecture “Christmas with Giles, Grandma and the Family” by Barry Venning.
10 May 2023
DAY OF SPECIAL INTEREST – 2023
The Seine – RIVER OF LIGHT – Home to Impressionism
This wonderful river in France, often referred to as the River of Light, was a great influence on the 19th century artists and the development of Impressionism. From the luminescent estuary which first attracted them, to the area west of Paris which became known as the Cradle of Impressionism they came to seek inspiration. This series of three lectures follows the course of the river and the exploits along it and will aim to uncover new revelations!
- Lecture 1; The Seine Estuary – Capturing the 19th century imagination
- Lecture 2; Belle Epoque Paris and the Cradle of Impressionism to the West
- Lecture 3; The Path to Success – collectively or independently…
By Carole Pettifer