Upcoming Lectures

Charles Rennie Mackintosh - Thursday 1st November 2018

Charles Rennie Mackintosh – Thursday 1st November 2018

By Anthea Streeter. Nowadays many people are familiar with Mackintosh's striking and innovative designs; his high-backed chairs and white-paintedfurniture.  Yet, in his day at the turn of the twentieth century, only a handful of British clients recognised the outstanding talent of this Scottish architect and designer.  On the Continent, however, ...
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Twelve Days of Christmas - Thursday 6th December 2018

Twelve Days of Christmas – Thursday 6th December 2018

By Peter Medhurst. The celebration of the period following Christmas can be traced back several millennia and to at least two cultures - neither of them Christian.  One of them is the Southern Roman feast of Kalends on the 1st January and the other, the Northern Nordic Festivals of Yuletide ...
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