Some of our Future Talks

13th February 2019

Giles Ramsay:  Oscar Wilde: Up Close.

Examining the public and priate life of one of the world's most controversial artists.  Born in Dublin, Oscar Wilde became an international celebrity, wrote short stories and plays, enjoyed the high life, but came to a sticky end.  Come and learn the details.

13th March 2019

Felicity Herring: An Artist's View of 19th Century Britain - a rural idyll or hard labour?

Portrayals of the British countryside during the nineteenth century.  Themes of beauty and deprivation; hard work beside stunning landscapes.  Felicity explores the different attitudes of the artists and the society for which they painted.

Pitlessie Fair, by David Wilkie

Winter Work, by Sir George Clausen

10th April 2019

Susie Harris: Nickolaus Pevsner and the buildings of England.

Nickolaus Pevsner escaped from Hitler, was interned and became a jobbing journalist.  But his passion was architecture and his county guides exploring the beauties of English cathedrals and other noteworthy buildings are a byword for excellence.

                         Winchester                                         Nickolaus Pevsner                                             Salisbury