- Sketching at the museum: V&ACourse start date: Thu 17 Nov 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Ro SylvesterExploring the pleasure and challenge of sketchbooks; learn and improve your drawing skills and 'ways of seeing' and understanding, working from an fascinating range of objects and artifacts in The Victoria and Albert Museum.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £59.00 Concession £59.00
- Between two bars: Art and architecture of Fleet StreetCourse start date: Sun 2 Apr 2023
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Marilyn GreeneIn 1878 the symbolic entrance to the City of London from Westminster, Temple Bar was taken down to allow greater traffic flow into the City. It was replaced by the Temple Bar Monument, a more subtle marker into the City. In this walk we trace the history of Fleet Street and some of the outlying courts and streets and discuss the institutions and professions that the street is symnominous with. We shall take a survey of the architecture and monuments of this conservation area. The walk ends at the entrance of Paternoster Square, where in 2004 the former, restored Temple Bar was re installed as its gateway.
Meeting point - Bell Yard by telephone boxes, outside the Royal Courts of Justice junction with the Strand and Fleet Street; Ends Paternoster Square, City of London.Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £15.00 Concession £12.00
- London's hidden art and architecture, part IICourse start date: Wed 19 Apr 2023
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Julie BarlowUncover a whole new side of London, from Roman times to the present day through a series of walks and visits to art galleries and historic sites.Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
- Keats and EternityCourse start date: Sat 22 Apr 2023
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Laurie SmithIn the house where many of them were written, we will explore why Keats’s poems are regarded as exceptionally beautiful. How did he achieve this? We will see that it wasn’t luck or simply inspiration, but the result of choices which reflect important aspects of Keats’ personality. Includes ‘Ode to a Nightingale’, Ode to a Grecian Urn’ and ‘To Autumn’.Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £32.00
- The art and culture of the Victorians
- Islamic art in 25 objectsCourse start date: Wed 26 Apr 2023
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Anita ChowdryDiscover important objects of Islamic Art dating across a more than a millennium in London galleries. We will study world-famous objects, discover lesser known gems, study their context and understand how they relate to one another and the wider world.Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £87.00 Concession £71.00
- Contemporary art in LondonCourse start date: Fri 7 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Chantal CondronExplore and discuss contemporary art on show in London. Each week we’ll visit 1-2 commercial galleries or a public gallery and examine specific exhibitions of contemporary art across a range of media including painting, works on paper, photography, new media and sculpture.
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