Lecture programmes

The World’s Most Expensive Art

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Wednesday 3 July 2019 Ian Swankie A Londoner with a passion for art and…

Frank Matcham’s Masterpieces: Theatre Design & Architecture in Britain

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Wednesday 4 September 2019 Simon Rees Simon Rees studied at Colchester Royal Grammar School…

The Gate of Heroes: Harlots and China

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Wednesday 2 October 2019 Lars Tharp For our 10th anniversary celebration lecture, we have…


The Roaring Twenties: Art, Design and High Society

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Wednesday 6 November 2019 Joanna Banham Jo Banham is a freelance curator, lecturer and…

Joseph of Nazareth: Best Supporting Actor. The Quiet Man Behind the Christmas Crib and His Changing Face in Art

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Wednesday 4 December 2019 Amina Wright Amina Wright is a curator of historic art…

From Downton to Gatsby: Jewellery and Fashion 1890 – 1929

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Wednesday 5 February 2020 Andrew Prince Andrew Prince has had a passion for jewellery…


Provenance Matters: The Mass Faking of the Russian Avant Garde on the World Art Market 2000 – 2018

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Wednesday 4 March 2020 James Butterwick James Butterwick began collecting and selling Russian Art…

What Did the Egyptians Ever Do For Bolton?

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1 April 2020 Jacqueline Hyman Jacqueline Hyman gained textile conservation experience with the Museums’…

Mid Eighteenth Century English Rococo Silver, its Social Context and the Adventures of its Owners and Makers

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6 May 2020 Ralph Hoyle Ralph Hoyle was a schoolboy member of the Wine…