Diary



Our lectures will be held either via Zoom or in the lecture hall and our visits and trips will be listed on the website as and when we can organise group visits. Please keep updated via our website and email noticeboards.

 


 

  • Lecture
  • NOT IN FRONT OF THE AUDIENCE: CENSORSHIP ON THE BRITISH STAGE

    On September 26 1968, after 231 years of official censorship, Britain ended the power of the Lord Chamberlain to decide what the British public should and shouldn’t see. Official vetting…

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  • Trip
  • MARRAKECH – A FOUR NIGHT TRIP

    Explore the mystique and magic of Marrakech and the High Atlas Mountain village of Imlil, this journey reveals Morocco’s many facets, and adds absorbing character with stays in historic riads.…

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  • Visit
  • VISIT ROCHESTER CATHEDRAL IN THE HEART OF ROCHESTER, ON THE MEDWAY

    Rochester Cathedral is England’s second oldest, founded by Bishop Justus.  The present building dates to the work of the French monk, Bishop Gundulf in 1083.  It has the finest Romanesque…

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  • NG 200 CELEBRATING 200 YEARS OF THE NATIONAL GALLERY

    2024 marks the bicentenary of our much loved national treasure - the National Gallery. Home to one of the greatest collections of European art, it is also a repository of headline…

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  • VAN GOGH’S 444 DAYS IN PROVENCE*

    To celebrate the bicentenary of the establishment of the National Gallery in London a huge Van Gogh exhibition is planned for 2024! The show will focus on the artist’s period…

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  • FROM THE WONDERS OF OSTIA, TO THE WILDERNESS OF THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS – TWO STORIES OF ANCIENT ROME

    The Roman Emperor Septimius Severus was the only Emperor to come from Leptis Magna, the magnificent harbour town of Libya. Leptis is now out of bounds, but an equally great…

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  • MOSAICS IN THE NORTHERN ADRIATIC: POWER, BEAUTY AND EDUCATION

    Ravenna is well known for its mesmerising mosaics. However, the Northern Adriatic coast has two more World Heritage Sites, and many smaller places showcasing incredible mosaics. For centuries, Aquileia hid…

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