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.

Members wishing to join the Zoom presentation please complete the form below. The link will be sent a few days before the lecture date.

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We welcome visitors to our lectures, both in the Digby Hall or on Zoom.

The Visitor charge of £7 is payable as follows.

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.

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1 December 2021

Food and Art through the Ages

From Renaissance sugar sculpture to 3D printing

Tasha Marks

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