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Lecture Programme for 2017 - 2018

12th October   Bertie Pearce

Now you see it. Now you don't

Renee Magritte, Banksy, Bridget Riley, Arcimboldi and Escher. Hold on to your seat and get ready to be visually fried!

9th November  David Rosier

Chinese Imperial Court Costume and Accessories (Qing Dynasty 1644 - 1911) 

A jouney through the Imperial Wardrobe

14th December   Jeremy Barlow

The Beggars Opera 

Britain's most successful musical show

11th January  Tobias Capwell

Armour and Afterlife.

Funerary Monuments of Knights and Men-at-Arms 

8th February   Doug Gillen

Hidden Canvasses: "Street Art and the City"

8th March   John Iddon

Berlin to Bridlington 

Lucian Freud and David Hockney - Which is the greatest?

12th April   Elizabeth Gowing

The Silver Thread

Silver filigree and traditional arts in Kosovo

10th May  Brian Stater

Women Behind the Lens 

Outstanding women photographers and their contribution to the art of photography

14th June   Shirley Smith


The master of light and shadow

12th July   Christopher Bradley

Magnificent Mosaics

Windows into the colourful Roman world

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