Thurs 19 Apr 2018,
The pursuits and pleasures of the Less-well-off. How did the working classes spend their leisure time and enjoy themselves? Philippa looks at the amusements of the lower orders of society.
Wed 10 Jan 2018
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS WED 10 JAN 7.30PM Martyr or fool? Queen of both Scotland and...
Tues 6 Mar 2018
BY FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
This is Dostoyevsky’s last novel and carries the weight o...
Tues 9 Jan 2018
BONJOUR TRISTESSE BY FRANCOISE SAGAN
Dr Jane Mackay's talk this month will be B...
Wed 14 Mar 2018
Forget the Da Vinci Code. What were the origins of this order of warrior monks?...
Tues 20 Feb 2018
The pursuits and pleasures of the Well-to-do. Philippa looks at how the nobs of...
Wed 13 Dec
A Talk by Don Chiswell
Charles Dickens was not only the greatest novelist of hi...
Tues 3 Apr 2018
BY KAZUO ISHIGURO
This year’s award of the Nobel Prize to Ishiguro requires our...
Tues 1 May 2018
BY ARTHUR MILLER
Miller’s best known play is, ostensibly, about the witch hunts...