An investigation into the main evolutionary events of animals and plants through geological time.Two talks by Elizabeth Devon.Monday, 5th September:After a brief summary of the development of the theory of … Continue reading "The Theory of the Evolution of Life on Earth"
A social history of Seafaring through the agesThis is a series of eight weekly lectures by Dr Tony Barrow . Human societies all over the world have used the sea since … Continue reading "Bred to the Sea"
An introduction to cultural life in Britain between the Wars: cinema, literature, fine arts, architecture, music and society.This is a course of ten lectures by Prof Maria Chester on Tuesdays … Continue reading "British Art between the Wars"
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 … Continue reading "Introduction to Autumn Astronomy"
The Silk Road: Myth or Reality?This is a series of three talks by June Neilson on Mondays from 10 am to 12 noon. They will explore the complicated geography and … Continue reading "The Silk Road"
An opportunity to see a demonstration of the techniques used in Botanical Art and a chance to try some of them for yourself.This standalone workshop will be led by Rachel … Continue reading "Introduction to Botanical Art"
The opportunity to create your own botanical painting using traditional techniques in watercolour.This standalone workshop will be led by Rachel Sutherland SSBA. To find out more about Rachel please visit … Continue reading "Introduction to Botanical Art: create your own watercolour"