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Green Architecture

William Elder Building 56-58 Castlegate, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

An introduction to theory and practice.This event is organised in conjunction with Greener Berwick.A thought-provoking series of four lectures introducing the theory and practice of Green Architecture which will include an opportunity for the exchange of ideas on the sustainability of our local urban environment.It is presented by Professor Emeritus Brian Edwards of ECA Edinburgh … Continue reading "Green Architecture"

£7.00 - £24.00

Exploring the Universe

A short course in practical and theoretical astronomy focussing on different stars, constellations and astronomical themes each week.A course of five lectures in astronomy by Dr. Adrian Jannetta, on Saturdays from 11 am to 12 noon via Zoom. An introduction to practical and theoretical astronomy for beginners. Learn how to find stars and constellations. Each … Continue reading "Exploring the Universe"

£4.00 - £15.00

An Introduction to Ecology

William Elder Building 56-58 Castlegate, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

We examine different habitats, adaptations and plant communities in an effort to shed light on biodiversity and healthy ecosystemsThis is a series of three talks by Rachel Sutherland SSBA, on Fridays from 10 am to 12 noon.In the world of flora and fauna, how do we identify what is going on and why? How have … Continue reading "An Introduction to Ecology"

£7.00 - £18.00

Gender, Marriage and Intimate Relationships in the Ancient World

A review of marriage, prostitution and homosexuality in the ancient world.This is a course of ten one-hour lectures by Prof Maria Chester on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4 pm. We shall study how marriage, prostitution and homosexuality were viewed in ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Japan, China, Greece, Rome, India, and the Americas. Course overview and further … Continue reading "Gender, Marriage and Intimate Relationships in the Ancient World"

£4.00 - £30.00

The Etruscans: an introduction

William Elder Building 56-58 Castlegate, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

An exploration of one of the most vibrant civilisations of the ancient world This is a series of three talks by Dr. June Neilson on Mondays from 10 am to 12 noon. They will examine one of the most vibrant civilisations of the ancient world which flourished in Central Italy from the ninth to the … Continue reading "The Etruscans: an introduction"

£7.00 - £18.00

The Art of the Foundling Hospital Collection

William Elder Building 56-58 Castlegate, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

Key themes in the Foundling Hospital Collection and their relevance to the work of the HospitalThis series of three lectures by Madeleine Ravetta explores Britain’s oldest public art collection, which was originally made up of donations from the foremost artists of the 18th Century, such as Willam Hogarth, Thomas Gainsborough, Joshua Reynolds and Louis-Francois Roubiliac.Session … Continue reading "The Art of the Foundling Hospital Collection"

£7.00 - £18.00