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Next lecture – Tuesday 9th April

POTS AND FROCKS – THE WORLD OF GRAYSON PERRY.  Our  speaker  is Ian Swankie. Widely known for his appearances dressed as his feminine alter ego, Claire, Grayson Perry RA is now a core part of the art establishment.  His works of ceramics, textiles, tapestries and prints are highly sought after. Often controversial, he is able to […]

Evaluating lectures

We would like to ask more of our member their views about our Lectures. Your evaluation and the others we receive will be confidential and will remain anonymous. The idea is to ask a different group of members every time so you wont be asked that often. We send evaluations of all our lectures to the […]

Tuesday March 12th Lecture

Our lecture on 12th March is THE SPIRIT OF THE WAY: THE PILGRIMAGE TO SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA. Our speaker is   Hilary Hope Guise Hilary will explore the Spiritual and Artistic aspects of the famous pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostella.

Visit to the Watts Gallery – July 16th

We are planning to visit the Watts Gallery on Tuesday 16th July. Booking are now being taken. The Watts Gallery and artists’ village, near Guildford includes the home, gallery, grounds, Grade I listed Arts and Crafts chapel and studio of the great Victorian artist George Frederic Watts and the renowned designer Mary Watts. Cost:£36.00 p.p. (or […]

Next Lecture – TUESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2019

Our Next lecture is ‘Norman Wilkinson – A dazzling Career.’ All about the life and work of Normal Wilkinson – the inventor of Dazzle Camouflage. The speaker is Dr James Taylor who I am sure many of you will remember from the wonderful lectures he has given us in the past.