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Programme 2012

 

                                                                                         

Leonardo da Vinci - Painter at the Court of Milan                                                  

The National Gallery                                                                                                        

 

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Wedgwood, Catherine the Great and the Frog Service

by Deborah Lambert BA MA

Curator of the Schroder Collection - a furniture

specialist on the Antiques Roadshow - and Academic

Director for Christie's Education

                                     

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Sir Edwin Lutyens, the Architect with a Twinkle in his Eye by Lt Col Dick Bolton

 

A Guide for Canterbury Cathedral and S E England Blue Badge Guide.  Also a lecturer

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Grinling Gibbons:  Carver to the Crown and Court  by Launce Gribbin

 

Studied Art History at the Courtaulds Institute and worked the V & A. Was tutor to Sotherby's Educational Studies

     

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Waddesdon Manor

Aylesbury                                                                                           

                                                               

                                                               

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

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What the Dickens : An Ilustrated Talk on

Charles Dickens - His Life and Times by Jane Tapley

 

Special Events Organiser, Theatre Royal Bath.

West country Blue Badge Guide/Lecturer

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ANNUAL LUNCH - booking required

   

                           

 

 

              FRANCE                 

              Burgundy's Wine, Art and History                    

                                     

                   

    

        From Rags to Riches - The Huguenot

        Silk Weavers of Spitalfields

        by Sue Jackson

        Lectures for the National Trust, U3A and City Literary

        Institutes.  Has published work on the lost world of

        the River Fleet

 

spitalfields and the huguenots 25 Sept[1]

Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill

by John Iddon

Lecturer and Guide for both Britain and Tate Modern

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  A Walk with Andrew Davies  :                                                  

  Whitechapel and Spitalfields                  

 

           

 

                           TOUR

lilianBaylis 23 oct[1]

All Done on Giinger Beer

The Creation of the ENO, The Royal Ballet and the

National Theatre by Lillian Baylis at the Old Vic

by Sarah Lenton

Has written and directed shows for the Royal Opera House Linbury Theatre and given tours at the London Coliseum.  Is a broadcaster, commentator and cartoonist

                       

Special Interest Day 13.Nov[1]

SPECIAL INTEREST DAY - BOOKING REQUIRED

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The Christmas Story in Medieval Art

by Sally Dormer

BA (University of Durham), PhD (Medieval Manuscript Illumination) and MA (Medieval

History of Art) Courtaulds Institute

     

 

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The Rothschilds of Waddesdon Maby

William Forrester

A registered guide and lecturer for Cumbria

London and the City of London

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Iran : Land of Great Kings, Shahs and Ayatollahs

by John Osborne

 

Tutor, Guide, Lecturer and leader of study tours

to Bulgaria, Romania, Iran, Turkey and other

countries in S.E. Europe and the Mediterranean

 

                                    VISIT

Tuesday January 17

 

MEETING

January 24

 

 

MEETING

February 28

 

 

 

Coronations and Celebrations - Diamond Jubilee London

           

 

diamond jubilee b&w

 

 

MEETING

March 27

 

MEETING

April 24

VISIT

Wednesday May 16

 

MEETING

May 29

Great Gardens of the 18th Century

Landscape Gardening from HaHas to Hermits

by Dr Patrick Connor                                                                                                                 

Teacher, Director of Martyn Gregory Gallery in London

and author of several books followed by

                                                         

MEETING

June 26

broadlands

 

 

BROADLANDS

Romsey

 

 

VISIT

Tuesday July 10

September 9 - 14

 

 

MEETING

September 25

VISIT

Tuesday October 9

MEETING

October 23

 

 

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MEETING

November 27

MEETING

December 11

 

 

VISIT

Tuesday March 13

AGM

High angle view of a metal gate