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Girl with a Pearl Earring

Johannes Vermeer

Mauritshuis Museum

Programme 2023
To print your copy of the programme 2023 cilck HERE 

Wednesady 8th February 2023

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Virtual Tour

The Borghese Gallery Rome

Presented by Stuart Harvey

This visit will be held on Zoom

Commencing at 11:00am.

Members will receive joining details by email.

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This Tour is available to Guest Visitors

Please click HERE for details

Tuesday 14th February 2023

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Simon de Montfort - At Home and At War

Presented by Rupert Willoughby

This lecture will be held at Alton College

Commencing at 8:00pm.

Please note this is no longer on Zoom

There is a Youtube video available by Rupert on The Great Wall of Basingstoke. An amusing but critical comment on 1960's architecture.

To view CLICK HERE (you can skip the adverts)

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Monday 6th March 2023

Virtual Tour

Tour of Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Cape Town

Presented by Waldo Steyn and tour guide Kirsten Keun

This visit will be held on Zoom Commencing at 9:30am.

Members will receive joining details by email.

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This Tour is available to Guest Visitors

Please click HERE for details

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Tuesday 14th March 2023

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Edward Seago - Landscape Perfectionist & Royal Favourite

Presented by Anthony Russell

This lecture will be held at Alton College

Commencing at 8:00pm.

CLICK HERE to see directions.

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Thursday 30th March to 3rd April 2023

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5 Day tour to Belgium and the Netherlands Including the Mauritshuis and Ghent Cathedral. Click on the Reservations button below to reserve you place on this tour.

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Johannes Vermeer
Mauritshuis Museum

 

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Ghent Cathedral

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The Mauritshuis Museum

Tuesday 11th April 2023

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The Field of Cloth of Gold

6000 Englishmen in France for 18 days - How Did They Do It?

Presented by Joana Mabbutt

This lecture will be held at Alton College

Commencing at 8:00pm.

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CLICK HERE to see directions.

Tuesday 9th May 2023

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Michael Harris : Mdina Glass & Isle of Wight Studio Glass

Presented by Mark Hill

This lecture will be held at The Maltings

Commencing at 8:00pm.

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Unfortunately most images of Mdena Glass are copyright and we are therefore not able to show any here. The above is one piece of Isle of White Studio Glass that we can show. However there is a number of Youtube videos available. CLICK HERE to view a video showing the manufacture in progress.

Tuesday 13th June 2023

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The Subtle Science & The Exact Art of Colour in English Garden Design.

Why Gardening can rank as Fine Art

Presented by Timothy Walker

This lecture will be held at The Maltings

Commencing at 8:00pm.

CLICK HERE to see directions.

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RHS Wisley 2022

Departs 25th June 2023

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6 day visit - The Art & History of Dresden, Saxony Switzerland, Leipzig & Meiβen

With Tailored Travel company.

Click on the Download button below for the Itinerary and booking form.

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Tuesday 12th September 2023

Dresden from the right bank of the Elbe below the Augustus Bridge Canaletto (1722-1780)
State Art Collection Dresden

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From Errol Flynn to Bottles of Gin:

Literary Portraits and their Afterlives

Presented by Annalie Talent

This lecture will be held at Alton College

Commencing at 8:00pm.

CLICK HERE to see directions.

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Tuesday 10th October 2023

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Mediaeval Illuminated Bestiaries

Presented by Christopher de Hamel

This lecture will be held at The Maltings

Commencing at 8:00pm.

CLICK HERE to see directions.

Tuesday 14th November 2023

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The Extraordinary Life of Misia Sert:

Muse to Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, Bonnard & Vuillard: Patron of the Ballet Russes; Concert Pianist and fashion icon.

Presented by Julian Halsby

This lecture will be held at The Maltings

Commencing at 8:00pm.

CLICK HERE to see directions.

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Tuesday 12th December 2023

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From Tchaikovsky to Tin Pan Alley

Uplifting music for Christmas

Presented by Sandy Burnett

This lecture will be held at The Maltings

Commencing at 8:00pm.

CLICK HERE to see directions.

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