Programme of events 2017-2018

Lectures will be held every second Wednesday in the Warwick Hall, Church Green, Burford, OX18 4RZ

Lectures

Commencing at 11am
(Coffee available in Hall Café beforehand)

December 13
Mark Cottle

Angels from the Realms of Glory: The Wilton Diptych and the Roof of Westminster Hall

 

January 10
Dr Anne Anderson
Modern Painting comes to Scotland: Glasgow Boys and Scottish Colourists

 

February 14
Malcolm Kenwood
Fakes and Forgeries: the Art of Deception

 

March 14
Jane Angelini
Symphonies in Colour: the Mosaics of Ravenna
AGM 12:30

 

April 11
David Rosier
Ultimate Power Dressing: Costumes of the Chinese Imperial Court

 

May 9
Andrew Davies
New York, New York: an Architectural Discovery

 

June 13
Caroline Brooke
Tradition and Innovation in the Art of Jacopo Tintoretto

 

September 12
Dr. Janet Robson
Eight Greats: a Frescolholic Tour of Italy

 

October 10
Gavin Plumley
Fin-de-siècle Vienna: a Hotbed of Culture

 

November 14
Louise Schofield
Temples, Tombs and Treasures: in search of the Queen of Sheba

 

Guests are welcome to attend a lecture; suggested donation £10

Special Interest Days

(venue to be advised)

10.45am – 3.00pm
£30 (£33 for non-members)
Payable in advance
Coffee available from 10.15am

 

February 28
Douglas Skeggs
Bankrolling the Renaissance: a History of the Medici Family

 

October 24
Dr. Rosamund Bartlett
Catherine the Great to Nicholas II, and the Musicians and Artists of Imperial Russia

 

Contact:
Programme Secretary
Verity Brown
01608 811728

 

New Year Lunch

Wednesday January 24
at Wychwood Golf Club, Lyneham

Contact: Gill Pratt
01608 810998

 

Visits

Tuesday 6 March
Charles II: Art and Power
The Queens Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Thursday 26 April
Dr Jenner’s House, Berkeley and Frampton Court

Autumn
A Shakespeare play (tba), at RSC Stratford

Contact:
Visits Secretary
Carolyn Walton
01993 822296