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Programme 2009

MEETING

January 27

Jan - stairs, 2 Feb - Plasterwork, 4 Mar - Victoria Apr - St George, 2 May - Buck House Jun - Charles II Sep, Hogarth, 3 Oct - Beagle Nov - x-rays Dec - Kings

 

Lectures commence at 10.45 prompt  – Coffee from 10am

 

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Past Programmes         Future Programmes

Upstairs, Downstairs:  Life in the Victorian Country House

by Scott Anderson

Currently course leader on the BA (Hons) Fine Arts and Valuation

at the Southampton Solent University

MEETING

February 24

Look Up!  Look Up!   Decorative Plasterwork in Britain

by Tom Duncan

Lecturer and tour leader

MEETING

March 24

Queen Victoria, Prince Albert & The Arts

by Shirley Turner

Course lecturer for V & A Museum

MEETING

April 28

Saint George - Patron Saint, Knight and Martyr

by Chloe Cockerill

Member of a number of specialist societies including Ecclesiological, Church Monuments, Cambridge University

Heraldic & The Heraldry Society

MEETING

May 26

The Stange History of Buckingham Palace

by Patricia Wright

Author with First Class Degree in History (London University)

MEETING

June 23

Right Royal Bastards - the Fruits of Passion

by Peter Dewar

Researcher and lecturer

MEETING

September 22

Hogarth to Hockney

by Vivian Heffernan

Experienced free-lance lecturer

MEETING

October 27

Charles Darwin & HMS Beagle

by James Taylor

Lecturer and ships historian

November 9

Monday

Treasures and Curiosities from

the Royal Library at Windsor Castle

by Oliver Everett

Librarian Emeritus of the Royal Library

MEETING

November 24

What lies beneath: X-Rays and what they tell us about artists

by Hugh Belsey

Currently a Senior Research Fellow at the

Paul Mellon Centre, London

MEETING

December 15

We Three Kings

by Peter Medhurst

Music, art, poetry and legends inspired by the Magi

Visit - The Hague

The Hague and Bruges 

Dutch Art Treasures

September 10 - 14

 

Visit - Wallace Collection Visit - Laycock Abbey Visit, Corsham Court

Wiltshire -

 

Lacock Abbey

and

Corsham Court

                 VISIT

        October 6

Visit - Arundells, 2

Salisbury -

 

Arundells

Former home of Sir Edward Heath

                  VISIT

                July 7

Visit - Hampton Court, 2

Hampton Court - Abraham Tapestries

 

500th Anniversary of Henry VIII's Coronation

                   VISIT

               May 12

Visit - Legal London

Legal London

                VISIT

        March 10

The Wallace Collection

VISIT

January 13

SPECIAL INTEREST DAY

TOUR

Treasures