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Programme 2022

Tuesday 13th September 2022

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English Caricature from Hogarth to Punch

Presented by Andrew Davies

This lecture will be held at the Martin Read Hall at Alton College commencing at 8:00pm

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Tuesday 11th October 2022

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Double Dutch Still Life Paintings.

The Secret Language of Dutch Still Life

Presented by Lynne Gibson

This lecture will be held at the Martin Read Hall at Alton College commencing at 8:00pm

Wednesday 19th October 2022

Visit to The Courtauld Gallery

Booking details available soon

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Tuesday 8th November 2022

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Art in the City - Coventry Cathedral

Presented by Alexandra Epps

This lecture will be held on Zoom

Commencing at 8:00pm.

Please note revised Lecture and Venue

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Tuesday 13th December 2022

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Heaven on Earth - The Art of the Byzantine Commonweath

Presented by John Osborne

This lecture will be held on Zoom

Commencing at 8:00pm.

Please note revised venue

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The above programme for the year 2022 will be regularly updated.

This has last been undated 7/7/2022

Any further updates will be shown as above.

A list that you can print is also available by clicking on the blue PROGRAMME here which last updated on 27/3/2022

Programme 2023

Tuesday 10th January 2023

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Betty Joel:

Glamour and Innovation in 1930's Design

Presented by Clive Stewart-Lockhart

This lecture will be held on Zoom

Commencing at 8:00pm.

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 on Zoom

Commencing at 8:00pm.

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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.

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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 Joanna Mabbutt

This lecture will be held at Alton College

Commencing at 8:00pm.

Tuesday 9th May 2023

Michael Harris : Medina Glass & Isle of Wight Studio Glass

Presented by Mark Hill

This lecture will be held at The Maltings

Commencing at 8:00pm.

Tuesday 13th June 2023

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.

Tuesday 12th September 2023

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.

Tuesday 10th October 2023

Mediaeval Illuminated Bestiairies

Presented by Christopher de Hamel

This lecture will be held at The Maltings

Commencing at 8:00pm.

Tuesday 14th November 2023

The Extraordinary Life of Misia Sert:

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

Presented by Julian Halsby

This lecture will be held at The Maltings

Commencing at 8:00pm.

Tuesday 12th December 2023

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.