Upcoming Events

The GPO Film Unit - Online Lecture Viewable for One Week From Thursday 1st October 2020

The GPO Film Unit – Online Lecture Viewable for One Week From Thursday 1st October 2020

The GPO Film Unit by Howard Smith This is the entertaining story of how documentary films started from the French ...
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Joaquin Sorolla: Painter of Light - Online Lecture on Thursday 5th November at 2.00 p.m.

Joaquin Sorolla: Painter of Light – Online Lecture on Thursday 5th November at 2.00 p.m.

Joaquin Sorolla: Painter of Light by Jacqueline Cockburn One of the most extraordinary Spanish artists from Valencia; Joaquin Sorolla has ...
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Dickens of a Christmas - Thursday 3rd December 2020

Dickens of a Christmas – Thursday 3rd December 2020

Dickens of a Christmas and “God Bless us Everyone” by Bertie Pearce Charles Dickens has often been proclaimed as “The ...
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Special Interest Day - March 2021 10:00 - 15:00- Masters of the Sea from the 17th Century to the Present Day

Special Interest Day – March 2021 10:00 – 15:00- Masters of the Sea from the 17th Century to the Present Day

This Special Interest Day has been postponed from 2020 to 2021 owing to the pandemic. Three lectures given by JAMES ...
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Musical Tour of Westminster Abbey with the Purcell Club – May 2021

Musical Tour of Westminster Abbey with the Purcell Club – May 2021

We expect this to be a very special evening – and one for which we have been on the waiting ...
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Visit to Russell-Cotes Museum and Art Gallery, Bournemouth and Compton Acres Gardens, Poole, June 2021

Visit to Russell-Cotes Museum and Art Gallery, Bournemouth and Compton Acres Gardens, Poole, June 2021

Morning visit to the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum dramatically situated on the East Cliff at Bournemouth overlooking the sea.  ...
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New Advances in Ice Age Art - Thursday 2nd September 2021

New Advances in Ice Age Art – Thursday 2nd September 2021

New Advances in Ice Age Art by Paul Bahn Dating from c.40.000 to 12,000 years ago, Ice Age Art continues ...
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Visit to Chelsea Physic Garden and Royal Chelsea Hospital – Postponed

Visit to Chelsea Physic Garden and Royal Chelsea Hospital – Postponed

A morning guided tour of Chelsea’s famous physic garden, with 5,000 medicinal, edible, herbal and other useful plants. Afternoon guided ...
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The Forensic Eye: Find your Inner Connoisseur - Thursday 7th October 2021

The Forensic Eye: Find your Inner Connoisseur – Thursday 7th October 2021

The Forensic Eye: Find your Inner Connoisseur by Chantal Brotherton-Ratcliffe How do dealers, auctioneers and museum staff determine whether a ...
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Special Interest Day - March 2022 – Once Upon a Time.  Children’s Books Through the Ages.

Special Interest Day – March 2022 – Once Upon a Time.  Children’s Books Through the Ages.

Once Upon a Time.  Children’s Books Through the Ages. Three Lectures given by Elizabeth Merry. Beginnings: Morals, Martyrs and Marketing ...
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Artemisia, Elizabeth and Laura - Thursday 5th May 2022

Artemisia, Elizabeth and Laura – Thursday 5th May 2022

Three Exceptional Female Artists: Artemisia Gentileschi, Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun and Dame Laura Knight by Bernard Allan Nearly 300 years ...
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