Feast and Famine – Eating and Drinking 1500 -1700 – David Bostwick – November 2017

Buried Treasures – Spectacular Hoards of Late Roman Silver (Preceded by the AGM) – Helen Rufus WardOctober 2017

Sculpture in the Landscape – A Journey round Sculpture Parks in Britain – Mary Yule – September 2017

Antoni Gaudi & his Architecture in Barcelona – Anthea Streeter – June 2017

The Foundations of Fashion – The History of Underwear from the 18th to 20th Centuries – Katie Strasdin  – May 2017

Getting under their Skins – Finding Character and Story in Renaissance Art – Sarah Dunant – April 2017

A Child of 6 could do it – Cartoonists and Modern Art – Barry Venning – March 2017

Up the Nile with Amelia – a Victorian Voyage – Clive Bonham Carter – March 2017 (Evening Meeting)

Man Ray – The Magic Man – Antony Penrose – February 2017

Theatre Illusion – Simon Rees –  January 2017

Sing We Yule – A Musical Celebration of the Christmas Season –  Sarah Deere-Jones – November 2016

Thomas Heatherwick: ‘The Leonardo da Vinci of our Times’  – Anthea Streeter –  October 2016

Tribal Rugs: Treasures of the Black Tent – Brian MacDonald –  September 2016

The Influence of the Arts in the Making of Gardens  – Dr Laura de Beden – June 2016

Ivory and Tortoiseshell – Past Uses and Present Bans – Maggie Campbell-Pedersen – May 2016

A Feast for the Eyes. The Frick Collection, New York – Hilary WilliamsApril 2016

Denys Lasdun and the National Theatre: Architectural Masterpiece or was Prince Charles right after all? – Alan Reid – March 2016

The fascinating World of Playing Cards -Yasha Beresinar – March 2016 (Evening Meeting)

Charles Darwin & the Voyage of the Beagle – Dr James Taylor – February 2016

Picasso and his Women – Valerie Woodgate January 2016

Christmas at Covent Garden -Sarah Lenton – November 2015

Old Buildings – Fakes and Fallacies – October 2015

David Hockney – Old Master of Modern Art – Douglas Skeggs – September 2015

The Lime Wood Sculptures of Medieval Germany – Clare Ford-Wille – June 2015

 

Murder, Sex and Mayhem in English Cathedrals – John Vigar – April 2015

The Shakers of North America: Their Beliefs, Architecture and Artefacts – John Ericson – March 2015

Riviera Paradise: Art, Design and Pleasure in the 1920’s – Mary Alexander – March 2015 (Evening Meeting)

English Fairs, Markets and Shops – Andrew Davies – February 2015

The Queen’s Collection – Oliver Everett – January 2015

Mary, Mary Quite Contrary – a Study of the Virgin Mary and how She has been Portrayed – Dr Gerri Parkby – November 2014

The Lambeth Bible – October 2014

Photography as Art – September 2014

Jewellery in the Age of Queen Victoria: A Mirror to the World –  June 2014

Cornard Wood to Fangorn Forest – British Trees in Art and Literature – May 2014

The Art of Seduction – April 2014

Freemasonry and Masonic Symbols – March 2014 (Evening Meeting)

Early Tudor Art as Propaganda – March 2014

Early Tudor Art as Propaganda by Nicole Mezey  –  March 2014

Antonio Stradivari by Toby Faber –  February 2014

A Glimpse of Heaven – The Stained Glass of Kent by Dick Bolton – January 2014

Merrily on High – The History of the English Christmas Carol by Peter Medhurst – November 2013

Horace Walpole and Srawberry Hill by John Iddon – October 2013

Monuments in English Churches by Chloe Cockerill  September 2013

Lutyens and Jekyll – the Odd Couple  by  Steven Desmond – June 2013

Erotic Art – Why are things Indecent in Some Cultures and Not in Others by Richard Box – May 2013

Out of the Blue – the Use of the Colour Blue in Art by Lexa Drysdale – April 2013

The Bayeux Tapestry – March 2013 (Evening Meeting)

Art Theft and Forgery by Heather Birchall – March 2013

Chagall – An Alien in Exile by Hilary Guise – February 2013