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14 July Lecture – Portraits of Elizabeth 1
15 Sept AGM & Lecture – Clara: Rhino Superstar, Artistic Inspiration and Wonder of the
Grand Tour
29 Sept Study Day – The Riches of Islamic Art and Architecture
6 Oct Visit – Society of Wood Engravers’ Exhibition, talk and demonstration
13 Oct Lecture – Titian – ‘The First Modern Artist’
3 Nov Virtual Visit – Graffiti and Street Art of East London
10 Nov Lecture – Photography as Fine Art
Oct, Nov Visit – Blue Plaques of Oxford walks with Alastair Lack
08 Dec Lecture – Angels from the Realms of Glory: The Wilton Diptych and the Roof of
Westminster Hall
15 Dec Virtual Visit – Monumental Squares and Fountains of Rome
12 Jan Lecture – Packing Up the Nation: Saving London’s Museums and Galleries in the
Second World War
18 Jan Study Day – The Age of Augustus John
09 Feb Lecture – Fabergé and the Firebird: Russian art under the last Tsar
Feb, Mar Visit – Statues and Carvings of Oxford 2 with Lizzy Rowe
23 Feb Virtual Visit – St Edmund’s Hall and its art collection
09 Mar Lecture – Singing in Secret: William Byrd, Queen Elizabeth, and worship under wraps
23 Mar Visit – Coach trip and guided tour of Hampton Court Palace
5 Apr Visit – Leisure and Entertainment in Victorian and Edwardian Oxford
13 Apr Lecture – The Empty Chair in Art from Van Gogh to Ai Weiwei
4 May Visit – Leisure and Entertainment in Victorian and Edwardian Oxford
11 May Lecture – A Child of 6 Could Do It! Cartoonists’ Views of Modern Art
23 May Study Day – Raphael – Genius of the Renaissance
08 June Lecture – Contrapuntal Forms: Barbara Hepworth and Terry Frost
13 June Visit – Coach trip to and guided tour of Elton Hall and gardens
14 Sept AGM & Lecture – How to Steal a Million
28 Sept Study Day – Graphic Icons of the Twentieth Century
11-14 Oct Visit – Treasures of the Kingdom of Mercia