Here’s our forthcoming lectures. We meet at 11.00am on the third Wednesday of the month (unless notified otherwise in the event particulars) at the Downe Arms, Wykeham.
Please scroll down to see the announced lecture series to date.
2022 Programme (details to follow)
Jan 19th: Undressing Antiques – Mark Hill (of Antiques Roadshow fame)
Feb 16th: Discovering the Edinburgh Festivals – Mark Fisher
March 16th: La Serenissima – The Golden Era of Music in Venice – Patrick Craig
April 20th: A Cut above the rest – diamond jewellery of the 1930s – Susan Rumfitt
May 18th: George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham – the handsomest man in 17th Century Europe and his patronage of the Arts
June 15th: Scandal, spite and shuttlecocks – Wentworth Woodhouse, Britain’s largest and least known country house.
Sept 21st Linley, the continuing tradition of English cabinet making – Nicholas Merchant
Oct 19th Kettle’s Yard: a masterpiece of curatorship – Sarah Burles
Nov 16th: Grandfather Frost and the Old New Year – Rosamund Bartlett