Lecture Programme 2016/17

18th July 2017

Annual General Meeting at 10am.  Doors open at 9:30am

BRILLIANT BRITISH HUMOUR IN THE FORGOTTEN ART OF THE PICTURE POSTCARD 1909 – 1939

Lecturer: James Taylor


20th June 2017

THE ART AND CULTURE OF ‘FIN-DE-SIECLE’ VIENNA

Lecturer:  Christopher Garibaldi


16th May 2017

TREASURES OF THE TURF – FINE AND DECORATIVE ARTS OF HORSE-RACING

Lecturer: Christopher Garibaldi

PRECEDED by:  Presentation by Georgian Gardens School


18th April 2017
MEXICAN ART AND CULTURE : PAST AND PRESENT

Lecturer: Chloe Sayer


21st March 2017

PIERRE BONNARD – PAINTING WITH LIGHT

Lecturer: Julian Halsby


21st February 2017

TATE MODERN : YOU DON’T HAVE TO LIKE MODERN ART TO ENJOY IT !

Lecturer: Linda Collins


17th January 2017

ARCHAEOLOGICAL  ADVENTURES  IN  ALBANIA

Lecturer: Louise Schofield


17th November 2016

A HISTORY OF CHRISTMAS SHOPPING

Lecturer: Claire Walsh

…followed by festive drinks and mince pies!


18th October 2016

CHINAMANIA: THE IMPACT OF CHINESE PORCELAIN ON EUROPEAN TASTE, COLLECTING AND DISPLAY

Lecturer: Jane Gardiner

…followed by welcome party for new members


20th September 2016

FROM MAGIC LANTERNS TO MGM : THE BIRTH OF THE SILVER SCREEN AND THE ARTISTS IT INSPIRED

Lecturer: Geri Parlby