Programme 2016-2017

This year’s theme is Patronage, Power and Creativity

Lectures take place at the Spotlight (Broxbourne Civil Hall) on the last Thursday of the month.

Coffee 10.00am – Lecture 10.30am – Guests are welcome to attend (£5 per lecture)

LECTURES


31st March 2016
LONDON IN THE 18TH CENTURY: The terrace house and the garden square
Caroline Knight


28th April 2016
THE GREATEST COLLECTORS OF ALL TIME: Behind the scenes at the Art Fund
Mary Yule


26th May 2016
THE VENETIAN EMPIRE
Geoffrey Toms


30th June 2016
THE HISTORY OF THE MEDICI: Bank-rolling the Renaissance
Douglas Skeggs
SUMMER LUNCH


29th September 2016
TATE BRITAIN COLLECTIONS
Rosalind Whyte


27th October 2016
THE ROYAL COLLECTION
Linda Collins


24th November 2016
EDWARDIAN ELEGANCE: Art, High Society and Fashion
Mary Alexander
WINTER LUNCH


26th January 2017
GAINSBOROUGH & REYNOLDS: 18th Century Rivals
Vivien Heffernan


23rd February 2017
PICTURING PATRONAGE: 19th Century Variations on a theme
Lois Oliver


There are no lectures in the months of July, August and December