Programme 2017-2018

This year’s theme is Creativity Unchained

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

Coffee 10.00am – Lecture 10.30am – Non-members are welcome to attend (£5 contribution)

LECTURES


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


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


30th March 2017
RUBENS – A MASTER IN THE MAKING
Sian Walters


27th April 2017
CORRIDORS OF TIME: Early Travellers through Burgundy and Provence
Caroline Rayman


25th May 2017
THREE GREAT FRENCHMEN – and one’s a Spaniard
Marina Vaizey


29th June 2017
AS IF BY MAGIC: The Secrets of Turner’s Watercolour Techniques
Nicola Moorby
SUMMER LUNCH


28th September 2017
ART NOUVEAU
Architecture and Design
Anthea Streeter


26th October 2017
TRIALS & TRIBULATIONS OF VAN GOGH
Carol Petipher


30th November 2017
WONDER WORKERS AND THE ART OF ILLUSION
Bertie Pearce*

*The November meeting will be preceded by the AGM and followed by the Winter lunch


25th January 2018
THE GOLD FROM TROY AND LAND OF THE GOLDEN FLEECE: Scythian
Louise Schofield


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