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our 2020 AGM postponed

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Due to the Covid-19 situation our AGM will not take place in May, however papers will be circulated shortly. Once the situation becomes clearer we will let everyone know.  

Lecture Cancellations

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We  are really sorry to say that we have decided to cancel our lectures in April and May due to Covid-19 and the resulting government advice. Both lecturers have agreed to give their lectures in 2022 instead.  We will review whether the June or July meetings can go ahead  in due course. Our Chairmans letter […]

Visit to the Weald and Downland Living Museum Wednesday 2nd June

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Our Visit to the Weald and Downland Living Museum still has a few spaces available – so if you want to go please make sure you let Lynne Rumsey know at the next meeting Cost £35.00 which,  includes the cost of a coach and a guided tour. It is an open-air museum ( and where […]

Our lecture on Tuesday 10th March

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 Turner v Constable – The Great British Paint Off : speaker Nicola Moorby This is the story of the epic rivalry between the two giants of British art, J.M.W. Turner and John Constable. As unlike in background and temperament as their paintings were in style, these two creative geniuses transformed the art of landscape.

Lecture – Tuesday 11th February

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Our February lecture is – The Art of the Steal: Nazi Looting in World War 11. Our speaker is Shauna Isaac. The Nazis looted over 20% of Western Art during World War II, confiscating art from Jewish families and emptying museums throughout Europe. This lecture will provide an overview of Nazi looting by setting the scene […]

Feedback

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Feedback is always helpful so if you want to comment on our lectures, like the new look noticeboard, can think of other information, events or things we can do please let us know.

Notice Board

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Thanks To Lynne Rumsey our notice board has had a makeover –  do stop to look to see what information is available.  

January lecture

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Happy new year to everyone Our first lecture of the year is on Tuesday 14th January . The topic is Mad Men and Artists: How the Advertising Industry Exploited Fine Art. Our Speaker is Tony Rawlins. In an entertaining and informative lecture Tony uses a wide range of visuals and video to show examples of the original […]

Our lecture on November 12th 2019

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Making a Stand – Sporting Architecture, list it or lose It?    Speaker: Simon Inglis There are currently over 316,000 listed buildings in England, and thousands more in Scotland and Wales. But only a tiny proportion of those are related to sports or recreation. Simon’s lecture explores why and gives plenty of examples what should be […]