Past Lectures

200 Years of Valentines

Thu 1st Feb 2024 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Nativity in Art from Giotto to Picasso

Thu 4th Jan 2024 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Eleanor Coade and her Stone

Thu 7th Dec 2023 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Updated on: 06/12/2023

`A Carpet Ride to Khiva and Central Asia’

Thu 2nd Nov 2023 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Public Sculpture

Thu 6th Jul 2023 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Next Monthly Lecture

The History of the City of London Through Stained Glass

Thu 7th Mar 2024 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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All Hallows, Tottenham - Stained glass window. This image was taken from the Geograph project collection. See this photograph's page on the Geograph website for the photographer's contact details. The copyright on this image is owned by John Salmon and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Description of Lecture

This lecture covers almost 2000 years of London's history illustrated through its stained glass windows - these cover 19th century, 20th century and contemporary glass makers.


Lecturer: Anna Warrillow

Anna is a Blue Badge Guide offering bespoke private tours of the City of London. She graduated in Art and Italian at the University of Sussex and completed a postgraduate course at the Royal College of Art in Renaissance Decorative Art and Design. She has worked as a curator in sculpture at the V&A and lectures widely to very varied groups.

Venue: Stalbridge Hall

Stalbridge Hall, Lower Road, Stalbridge
Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 2NF United Kingdom.

Oganiser: The Arts Society Blackmore Vale

Upcoming Lectures

Chinamania : The Impact of Chinese Porcelain on European Taste, Collecting and Display

Lecturer: Jane Gardiner
Thu 4th Apr 2024 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Breaking the Ice-Jackson Pollock and American Abstract Impressionism

Lecturer: Ann Moszynska
Thu 9th May 2024 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Breughel : The Seasons and the World

Lecturer: Gavin Plumley
Thu 6th Jun 2024 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Tapestry : The Ultimate Wall Decoration

Lecturer: Susan Kay-Williams
Thu 4th Jul 2024 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm