Lecture programmes

From Venice to Sheffield: John Ruskin’s Passion for Art, Craft & Social Justice

Category: 2018-2019 season

Wednesday 5 June 2019 Simon Seligman Simon Seligman studied art and architectural history at Warwick University,…

Movers and Shakers: The Women Who Built American Institutions

Category: 2018-2019 season

Wednesday 1 May 2019 Deborah Jenner Deborah Jenner is an American-born art historian; she…

Breeches, Bonnets and Bags: Fashion in Art

Category: 2018-2019 season

Wednesday 3 April 2019 Rosalind Whyte Rosalind Whyte has a BA and MA from…


The Artist As a Reporter

Category: 2018-2019 season

Wednesday 6 March 2019 Jo Walton Jo Walton has combined teaching and lecturing with…

The Whole Art of the Book

Category: 2018-2019 season

Please note our AGM will be held at 1.00 pm, prior to the lecture…

When Cotton Was King. The Architectural Legacy of 19th Century Manchester

Category: 2018-2019 season

Wednesday 5 December 2018 Please note that this lecture will be held at Fylde…


The Age of Jazz

Category: 2018-2019 season

Wednesday 7 November 2018 Sandy Burnett After studying music at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge…

Architecture: Dame Zaha Hadid

Category: 2018-2019 season

Wednesday 3 October 2018 Anthea Streeter Anthea Streeter studied Fine and Decorative Arts in…

Signs, Symbols and Iconography: The Hidden Stories in Art

Category: 2018-2019 season

Wednesday 5 September 2018 Leslie Primo A popular lecturer at The Arts Society Fylde,…