Tuesday 2 September 2014
Frost Fairs on the Thames
Speaker: Nicholas Reed
Art historian, archaeologist and great supporter of the Globe Theatre.

Tuesday 7 October 2014
Bringing Back the Needle: The Story of an Obelisk
Speaker: Clive Barham Carter
Experienced Egyptologist and lecturer; member of the Egypt Exploration Society.

Tuesday 4 November 2014
Silver in the Service of Tea, Coffee and Chocolate
Speaker: Ian Pickford
Freeman of The Goldsmiths’ Company and experienced lecturer and broadcaster (Antiques Roadshow).

Tuesday 2 December 2014
The Corked Conjurer
Speaker: Ian Keable
A professional magician and a member of the Inner Magic Circle; knowledgeable about Dickens, an amateur conjurer.
Following the December lecture, we stayed for drinks and mince pies.

Tuesday 3 February 2015
Beyond Blue Skies: Unidentified Flying Objects in Renaissance Art
Speaker: Siân Walters
Specialist in 15th and 16th century Italian painting and Spanish art. Has worked at the Peggy Guggenheim Museum in Venice.

Tuesday 3 March 2015
Great Photographs of the 20th Century
Speaker: Brian Stater
Lecturer in photography, architecture and history, and a photographer experimenting now with a pre-War Leica.

Tuesday 7 April 2015
The Artist as Reporter: British Artists and World War I
Speaker: Jo Walton
Combines lecturing with art bookselling and guiding at both Tate Britain and Tate Modern.

Tuesday 5 May 2015
Discovering the Paintings You Own: the Public Catalogue Foundation and the ‘Your Paintings’ Project
Speaker: Mary Rose Rivett-Carnac
Has spent recent years working on this unique national project.

Tuesday 2 June 2015
Elisabeth Frink: the Expressive Power of Bronze
Speaker: Frank Woodgate
Lecturer and guide at Tate Britain, Tate Modern and the Dulwich Picture Gallery.

Tuesday 7 July 2015
AGM at 7.30pm
Lecture at 8pm
Fit for Purpose: Constable’s Painting Techniques c 1802-37
Speaker: Sarah Cove
Easel paintings conservator and specialist in historic paintings. Foremost authority on Constable’s materials and techniques.
Following the July lecture, we stayed on for drinks and nibbles.

Click here for this year’s lectures.

Click here for the 2013/14 lectures.