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John Snelson – Puccini, from Opera to Popular

Guests are always welcome at our lectures. Just come along and pay £7 on the door. No reservation required. Guildhall, Sandwich

This lecture traces how Puccini’s music has spread from the opera house into digital culture. The sound of Puccini and what it conveys has also changed via high notes, romance, New York and penguins.

Andrew Davies – Canaletto in England

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In May 1746 the great Venetian artist Canaletto moved to England. For the next 9 years he created nearly 150 works of art showing us Georgian England, from the Lord Mayor's show and the...

Simon Whitehouse – Oscar Wilde: the Importance of Being Oscar.

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In this lecture we look at Oscar’s great literary successes, 5 smash hit plays in 3 years. Focusing on ‘The Importance of being Ernest’, one of the funniest, most performed and most frequently quoted...

Roger Mendham – Monopoly: A History

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Monopoly is one of the world’s most popular and enduring board games, but how well do you really know it? Take a photographic journey around the Monopoly boards and expect some surprises.