Lectures are in the Guildhall, Sandwich at 11.00 am. Coffee is served from 10.15 until 10.45am. Please be seated by 10.50am. Members are welcome to bring guests to lectures by prior arrangement with the Membership Secretary.

December 5th 2017

Christmas Customs and Traditions
Richard Box

January 9th 2018

Basingstoke and its Contribution to World Culture
Rupert Willoughby

February 6th 

250 Years of the Royal Academy

Rosalind Whyte.

March 6th

Leonardo da Vinci

Ross King.

April 10th 

The Guggenheims : a Dynasty of Art Collectors.

Andrew Hopkins

May 8th

Post-war Theatre from Coward’s Cocktails to Angry Young Men

Giles Ramsay

June 5th

The Glasgow Boys: Paintings in Scotland 1875-1914

Jullian Halsby

September 4th

The Suffragettes: How Art and Design helped the Cause.

Vivienne Lawes

October 2nd

Dazzling Dufy – Invitation to a Luminous Feast

Mary Alexander

November 6th

Cartoonery: English Attitudes

Tim Stimson

December 4th

Saturnalia: Happy Christmas the Roman Way

Gillian Hovell

January 8th 2019

Dame Zaha Hadid

Anthea Streeter