This list of lectures from the last three years or so shows the variety of topics we have covered:


From Paper to Printing – The Development of the Book along the Silk Road – Susan Whitfield

Joseph Wright of Derby – A Painter of Light and the Enlightenment – Raymond Warburton


The Romance of Nature: Early Victorian Jewellery – Susan Rumfitt
Ancient Civilisations: 3,000 Years of Treasures – Eileen Goulding
Art in the Garden of God: 17th Century Dutch Painting – Douglas Skeggs
The Power and the Glory of Our Country Houses: Their Evolution and Changing Role – Anthony Russell
inese Imperial Court Costume & Accessories (Qing Dynasty 1644-1911):  A Journey through the Imperial Wardrobe – David Rosier
The History of the Harp: from Mediterranean Antiquity to 20th Century Europe – Sarah Deere-Jones
Picasso and his Women – Valerie Woodgate

The Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao and the Architecture of Frank Gehry
– Siân Walters

Lawrence of Arabia – Tortured Hero of Troubled Times Neil Faulkner


A Frescoholic Tour of Italy – Janet Robson
Dürer and Cranach:  Masters of the Northern Renaissance – Frank Woodgate
Opera and Design – Simon Rees
Ocean Liner Art: Ships that Shaped Our Lives 1800-1950 – James Taylor
Undressing Antiques – Mark Hill
Edouard Manet and Music – Lois Oliver
Photography as Fine Art – Brian Stater
The Treasures of Far Cathay – Peter Rossignol
Tapestries of the Courts of Europe, Ancient & Modern­ – Susan Kay-Williams