Upcoming Special Interest Days

Special Interest Day - 16 March 2021 10:00 - 15:00- Masters of the Sea from the 17th Century to the Present Day

Special Interest Day – 16 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 TAYLOR. Dr James Taylor, a former curator of pictures at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, presents highlights of maritime art from the 16th century to the present day. He will introduce ...
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Special Interest Day - Wednesday 13 October 2021 10.00 - 15.00 - New York Art and Architecture

Special Interest Day – Wednesday 13 October 2021 10.00 – 15.00 – New York Art and Architecture

What is impossible to do on a “real visit” in one day to this magnificent and exciting city, we can do with computer images today. Eveline Eaton will give us three lectures. Session One: New York’s historical background and modern architecture. Ever since the horrific events of 9/11,  there has ...
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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 – The Invention of Childhood The Golden Age: Fantasy Restored – Beasts, Birds and Burlesque The Big Picture: Trials of Life – Secret Sorrows, Audacious Adventures and Cosmic Conflicts Elizabeth ...
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