Events 2022

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.


15 November

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

For full details see the flyer.


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