The Gateway to eternity

The Gateway to Eternity 

Russian Icons 

4 January 2023

Please note amended date.

Digby hall , hound street, sherborne at 3 pm and 7 pm

Ryblev Trinity Icon


Church of the Annunciation Kremlin


11th Century Vladimir Madonna

St george and the Dragon 12th Century Icon


 This lecture aims to introduce people to the world of icons and  their role in the Orthodox church where they are still regarded as intermediaries between the material and spiritual worlds.

Jane angelini

Jane is a freelance lecturer for The Arts Society and other arts organisations. She runs her own art tours company, specialising in cultural visits. She speaks several foreign languages and has translated a number of works of 19th century Russian literature for Penguin Books and Oxford University Press. She has a BA in Russian Studies and an MA in Byzantine Studies.