2016 Lectures

January Eveline Eaton gave an excellent talk about “Dresden Today – Art and Architecture”. The talk was a good introduction to Dresden for those who went on our Dresden tour.
February Pamela Halford gave a very good talk about the artists Berthe Morisot and Mary Cassatt. We would like to aplogise to our members for the problem with the projector. This was not the fault of the speaker and has now been repaired.
March Dominic Riley gave an outstanding talk on “The Book as Art – Form and Function in Creative Book Structures”.
April Peter Medhurst gave an excellent talk titles title “I am the very model: Parodies of Victorian Society”.
May Dr Twigs Way gave an excellent talk titled “Gardens in Wartime Art:Patriotism and Renewal” to an audience of 137 members.
June Barry Venning gave an excellent talk titled “A Child of 6 could do it” to an audience of 146 members.
July Sarah Kelly gave a good talk on Breughal’s scenes of country life to an audience of 126 members and guests.
September Toby Faber gave an excellent talk on “Cremona and the Golden Age of Violin Making”. The 134 members present felt he was a very welcoming speaker.
October Angela Findlay gave an excellent talk on “The Role of Art in the Cycle of Crime, Prison and Re-Offending” to an audience of 148 members and guests.
November Jon Cannon gave a detailed talk on “The Secret Language of Sacred Spaces: Religious Architecture of the World” to an audience of 149 members and 10 guests.
December The Festival Supper this year was given by Bertie Pearce on “Wonder Worker and the Art of Illusion” to 82 members who thoroughly enjoyed the event.

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