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THE ARTS SOCIETY MOOR PARK

Moor Park Mansion

Rickmansworth

Hertfordshire

WD3 1QN

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MORNING LECTURES

HELD AT

WINSTON CHURCHILL HALL

Usually held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.

 
Lectures start at 10.50am. Complimentary coffee is available from 10.15 am.
Guests are always welcome; a donation of £8.00 each is invited.
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2019-20 MORNING LECTURES

19
Feb
Wednesday 19 February 2020

The Dowager Empress Cixi (1835 – 1908) - Ruling from behind the Yellow Silk Screen

By David Rosier

A balanced insight into the life and achievements of one of the most important women in Chinese Imperial history.

The Civic and Livery Company Arms of the City of London

By Paul D Jagger

Wednesday 18 March 2020
18
Mar

The City of London’s relationship with heraldry is a unique one. It is at once spectacularly ancient and ultra-modern.

15
Apr
Wednesday 15 April 2020

A Decorative Art - The History of Wall Paper

By Joanna Banham

Often regarded as the most ephemeral and least precious of home decorations, we examine how wallpapers were used within grand and more ordinary homes.

20
May
Wednesday 20 May 2020

John Peter Russell - the Lost Impressionist

By Lucrezia Walker

John Peter Russell, the lost Impressionist, was a friend of van Gogh, and an artist regarded by Rodin as equal to Monet, Renoir and Matisse.

17
Jun
Wednesday 17 June 2020

The GPO Film Unit - The Birth of the Documentary Film

By Howard Smith

The birth of documentary films in the 1930s, through the experimental Soviet era to the 129 films produced by the GPO Film Unit in seven years, including 'Night Mail' with poetry by W H Auden and music by Benjamin Britten.