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Programme 2008

The Man in the Mirror:

Image and Invention in Rembrandt's Self Portraits

by Karly Allen

A lecturer at the National Gallery

The Turner Prize Explained                                 by Frank Woodgate

Lecturer and Guide at Tate Britain and Tate Modern


Exotic Encounters: Indo-European furniture from South Asia

(India and Sri Lanka) during the 18th and 19th centuries

by Robin Jones

Principle lecturer in design & decorative arts history

Beneath the City Streets: London’s unseen history

by Peter Lawrence

A tutor of Architectural History and Social Studies

Tyntesfield: a Victorian house rediscovered

by Matthew Williams

Curator of Cardiff Castle since 1990

Medicine and the Human Body through the Artist’s Eye

by Mary Acton

Course Director of Undergraduate Diploma and

Advanced Diploma in the History of Art at Oxford

University Department for Continuing Education

The Art of the Clown and Auguste

by Arthur Pedlar

The first non-American to be inducted into the

American International Hall of Fame and President

of the World Clown Association 2003/4

Great Tarts in Art:  high culture and the oldest profession

by Linda Smith

Experienced guide and lecturer at Tate Britain, Tate

Modern and the Dulwich Picture Gallery


The Corkscrew: a thing of beauty

 by John Ericson

Specialised in course design at the

University of Bath


Christmas at Covent Garden: 300 years of Christmas

shows at one of London’s greatest theatres

by Sarah Lenton

Gives talks and tours for the Royal Opera House


Lectures commence at 10.45 prompt  – Coffee from 10am


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Kensington Palace                                                                          



Backstage Tour of

Wimbledon Tennis Club                                         

River Trip with lunch

to Tutankhamun Exhibition                                         


Tyntesfield House                                                                                

Annual Lunch at Shackleford Barn

celebrating the 40th Anniversary of NADFAS                                     

with entertainment by young harpists from

The Hindhead School of Music

A Walk with Andrew Davies -

City Nooks, Crannies and Churches                                          

Author, broadcaster, university lecturer, walk guide, film-maker and journalist


September 3rd - 7th     TOUR to MADRID                                                                        


Westminster Abbey

with a musical tour                                         



Tuesday March 11th



Tuesday January 15th



              Wednesday May 14th



        Monday June 30th



        Saturday November 15th



     Wednesday October 22nd



January 22nd



February 26th



March 25th



April 29th



May 27th



June 24th


          Tuesday July 8th



September 23rd

AGM MEETING                            

October 28th




November 25th



December 16th




New York, New York:

An architectral discovery

with Andrew Davies                              



November 11th

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