lecture programme to December 2021
Lectures returned to the Digby Hall starting from 1 September 2021. Lectures are at 3 pm and 7 pm.
While we hope that as many as possible will join us in the Digby Hall we recognise that some will be unable to or will prefer not to. Accordingly for the next few months the evening lectures will also be transmitted live in parallel on Zoom directly from the Hall.
Member sign-up for Zoom
We welcome visitors to our lectures, both in the Digby Hall or on Zoom.
Digby Hall: payable on the door (credit or debit card preferred).
Zoom: please sign up and pay using the button below. Once payment has been received the Zoom link will be sent a few days before the lecture date.
3 November 2021
Beautiful, Beastly, Bizarre
The art of Hieronymous Bosch
Bosch’s paintings of nightmarish monsters, demons and bizarre allegories, have intrigued viewers for centuries. The meanings of his enigmatic paintings are unravelled and explained, while their beauty and inventiveness is also revealed
1 December 2021
Food and Art through the Ages
From Renaissance sugar sculpture to 3D printing
A whistle-stop tour of the history of food as an artistic medium, starting with 16th century sugar sculpture and venturing all the way up to 3D dessert printing and beyond. A treat for those with a sweet tooth, as Marks feels the subject of food and art through the ages is most exciting in the realms of the dessert. This exploration of dessert as spectacle includes an accompanying display to illustrate and enhance this historic subject