Lectures PageOur current programme of lectures is given below.

Unless otherwise indicated, lectures are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 10.45 am (coffee/tea from 10.15 am).
Guests may attend lectures by previous arrangement with the Membership Secretary.
In case of severe weather please check the website.

Please follow the links for further information but note that details may not be reproduced without permission.


28th November 2017
Silver and Social Custom
Speaker: Ian Pickford

23rd January 2018
Eight Greats: a Frescoholic Tour of Italy
Speaker: Janet Robson

27th February 2018
Dürer and Cranach – Masters of the Northern Renaissance
Speaker: Frank Woodgate

27th March 2018
Opera and Design
Speaker: Simon Rees

24th April 2018
Ocean Liner Art: Ships that Shaped Our Lives 1800-1950
Speaker: James Taylor

22nd May 2018
Undressing Antiques
Speaker: Mark Hill

26th June 2018
Edouard Manet and Music
Speaker: Lois Oliver

25th September 2018
Photography as Fine Art
Speaker: Brian Stater

23rd October 2018
The Treasures of Far Cathay
Speaker: Peter le Rossignol

27th November 2018
Tapestries: The Ultimate Wall Decoration
Speaker: Susan Kay-Williams

22nd January 2019
The Romance of Nature – Early Victorian Jewellery
Speaker: Susan Rumfitt

26th February 2019
Ancient Artefacts – 3,000 Years of Treasures
Speaker: Eileen Goulding