Wednesday Morning talks – join the Zoom session at 10:45, lecture begins at 11:00

Forthcoming talks, open for all to view online via Zoom

WEDNESDAY 18 NOVEMBER 2020
Catherine de Medici, poor Queen: The story  of three in a marriage; by Caroline Rayman
Catherine de Medici, sent as a young girl from Florence to marry Henri of France, second son of the great King Francis I, a brilliant marriage for ‘a grocer’s daughter’ as she was cruelly called at court.

WEDNESDAY 20 JANUARY 2021
The Subtle Art of Fake News, by Geri Parlby   
Pablo Picasso had a tumultuous relationship with Britain over the course of his life, related to both his personal politics and the shock of his art.

WEDNESDAY 17 FEBRUARY 2021
A Life in Fashion: The Wardrobe of Cecil Beaton, by Dr Benjamin Wild
When Cecil Beaton died in 1980, it was not surprising that one of his tailors was telephoned with the news before Buckingham Palace, despite his close association with the Royal Family.

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