Programme 2015-2016

THE THEME IS ‘THE IMPACT ON SOCIETY OF FINE ARTS: IS THERE SUCH A THING AS ARTISTIC LEGACY?’

Lectures take place at Broxbourne Civil Hall on the last Thursday of the month (except November
which is Wednesday).

Coffee 10.00am – Lecture 10.30am – Guests are welcome to attend

LECTURES


26th March 2015
TEMPLES, TOMBS AND TREASURES
Louise Schofield


30th April 2015
LOOKING AT PORTRAITS: A very English taste.
Valerie Woodgate


28th May 2015
THREE ROMANTICS: Chopin, Delacroix and George Sand.
Elizabeth Rumbelow


25th June 2015
VENICE IN 18th CENTURY LONDON: A musical and artistic partnership.
Peter Medhurst
SUMMER LUNCH


24th September 2015
THE ENGLISH PARISH CHURCH: An architectural and social history.
Andrew Davies


29th October 2015
JOHN CONSTABLE: Painting methods – how and why he did it.
Stephen Taylor


25th November 2015 (Wednesday)
SWEET THAMES RUN SOFTLY: The Thames through artists’ eyes.
John Iddon


28th January 2016 (AGM)
JENNIE CHURCHILL, WINSTON’S AMERICAN MOTHER: Style icon or ambitious seductress?
Anna Sebba


25th February 2016
OPERA, THE MELTING POT OF CULTURE: Does it reflect the society that pays for it?
Sarah Lenton


All lectures will be digital presentations.