24 May 2018: The scheduled talk by Brian MacDonald has had to be postponed as a result of his hospitalisation. Instead, we are delighted that Peter Medhurst will talk on ‘In the Wake of Handel’. The talk will include music and song and Peter will perform on the piano.
28 June 2018: Barry Venning: Giles – His Life, Times and Cartons. Voted Britain’s best loved cartoonist, Giles is pictured as “a spreader of happiness” and “a genius…with the common touch”
Dale Chihuly – Glass artist of monumental installations
Capability Brown – Post Baroque, naturalistic, English Landscape gardener
World War 1 – Wilfred Own, Poetry, Art and Music
Foreigners in London 1520-1677 – Artists who changed the course of British Art.
Antony Gormley – A Body of Work.
Gustav Klimt: Craftsmanship and Sensuality.
Masters of the Sea: Highlights of Maritime Art
The Ship Burial at Sutton Hoo
Piero della Francesca:The Light of the North meets the Logic of the South
Sicily: The Kingdom of the Sun
Thomas Heatherwick: The Leonardo of our Times