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            Bishop’s Stortford

    Decorative & Fine Arts Society

 

 Registered Charity Number: 281725

 

      A Member Society of

 

     The Arts Society

 

 

        

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                Previous lectures are recorded here in chronological order

 

 

 

DATE

SUBJECT

LECTURER

 

 

 

1990

English Book Illustrations

Mary Hobbs

1990

Turner & the Sublime

James Malpas MA (Cantab)

1990

Frans Hals & Haarlem

Hilary Williams AMBA(Hons), MA

1990

Stage Design from Shakespeare to Irving

Charles Spencer

1990

Buildings of the Cotswolds

Denis Moriarty MA

1990

Everyday Life in Georgian England

Myrtle Ellis FRSA

1990

Bath – City of Elegance and Fashion

Monica Devas

1990

Monet & the Impressionists

Michael M Macleod

1990

Jewels of the Rhine

Mary Stoyle BA Hons DipEd FRSA

1990

Hester Thrale: Blue Stockings, Wit, Friend of Fanny Burney’s Hostess to Dr Johnson

Karen Fernald

1991

Introduction to Church Recording Audio & Visual. Europe after the rain: Surrealism & Beyond

Eric Shanes

1991

The Victorian Vision: Moralistic attitudes in Art & Literature

Lesley Margaret Knightsbridge-Knight Dip AD, Dip HE, BA

1991

Great Exhibition 1851

Eve King MA

1991

The Preraphaelites – Rebels in the Victorian Age

Eveline Eaton BA(Hons)

1991

London Houses – Inigo Jones to 1900

Caroline Knight BA

1991

Staffordshire Porcelain

Terence Lockett BA(Hons), FRSA

1991

Mrs Delaney – 18th C. Botanist, Needlewoman & Collagiste

Ruth Hayden

1991

Greek Coins and the Ancient Wine Trade

Peter Clayton FLA, Dip Arch FSA,  FRNS

1991

The Great Architectural Debate – Prince Charles & Modernism

Trewin Copplestone

1991

The Christmas carol – History from its Medieval Roots to the 20thC.

 Peter Medhurst GRSM, ARCM

1992

Fanfare for Europe

Mary Stoyle, BA(Hons), DipEd, FRSA

1992

Chateaux of the Loire

Elizabeth Carey MA(Hons) MA, Hist of Art, Courtauld

1992

Covent Garden – a Unique Area of London

Monica Devas

1992

History of Kew & Paintings of Marianne North

Laura Ponsonby

1992

The History of the British Theatre

Andrew Davies BA Hons (Oxon)

1992

English Country House Interior & Furnishings

Phillipa Barton

1992

The Russells of Woburn

William Forrester MA Oxon, PGCE,  Dip Hist Art

1992

Constantin Brancusi, the Greatest Sculptor since Michaelangelo? 1876-1957

Eric Shanes

1992

The World of Carl Faberge

Peter Darty

1992

Christmas Angels

Brian Cairns Dip FA Oxon, Hon MA

1993

Sir Henry Unton, Elizabethan Gentleman, Mirror of his Age

Rosemary Kelly BA Hons Oxon, PGCE

1993

New Mistresses: 19/20th C. Women Painters

Penelope le Fanu-Hughes MA  (Oxon) BA (Hons)Lond (Art Hist)

1993

Handel in London

Peter Medhurst GRSM, ARCM

1993

In the Spirit of Gertrude Jekyll – Her Ideas & Influence on 20th C. Gardens

Helen McCabe BA (Hons)

1993

Treasures of Oxford

Dinah Reynolds

1993

Postage Stamps as Antiques

Prof. Robert H MacMillan

1993

Hans Anderson, Wit, Traveller, Artist

Karen Fernald

1993

English samplers at The  Fitzwilliam

Carol Humphry MA (Cantab)

1993

17th C. Alchemical Engravings, the Golden Game

James Malpas MA (Cantab) MPhil.  London

1993

Nativities Through the Ages

Shirley Valentine LRAM

1994

Ancient China’s Terracotta Army

Ann Birchall BA, PhD, FSA

1994

Invitation to Dinner

Pieter Jongbloed BM

1994

Genius in Painting

Brian Cairns Dip FA Oxon Hon MA

1994

The Valley of the Kings

Peter Clayton FSA, FRNS

1994

Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820)

Christian Lamb

1994

Decorative Old Maps, their History, Making & Meaning

Rodney Shirley MA MBA

1994

The Cabinet maker, His Equipment & Techniques in the 17th & 18th C.

Peter Walker

1994

The Pleasures of Paris 1830-1900

Shirley V Turner MA (Oxon)

1994

Chinese Dragons

Theophilos Peters

1994

On a Winter’s Night

Robert & Jill Spencer

1995

Every Picture Tells a Story: Myth and the Artist

Anne Haward MA (Cantab)

1995

Waddesdon Manor and the English Rothschilds

William Forrester MA (Oxon)

1995

Kensington Palace: From Suburban Villa to Royal Seat

Caroline Knight BA MA

1995

English Landscape Painting (1750-1850)

Angela Cox

1995

Garden Design: Four Centuries of Changing Taste

Barbara Oakley

1995

Where the Streets are Full of water: A Study of Venetian Architecture

Trevor Goodman

1995

Tolstoy & Sonia: The Story of Their Life and Marriage. Paintings from Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

Victor Lucas

1995

The Inspiration of 18thC. Country House Interiors on Decorators Today

 Diana Lloyd

1995

Purcell: A Tercentery Celebration of the Man & his Music

Peter Medhurst GRSM ARCM

1995

Kings College Chapel, Cambridge: Architecture and the Music

Elizabeth Gordon GGSM

1996

The Herveys of Ickworth in Suffolk

William Forrester MA (Oxon)

1996

The Georgian Era in Ireland

Thomas Duncan MA

1996

Fashionable Faces: The Portrait in the 18thC.

Catherine Parry-Wingfield

1996

Georgian Elysiums: The Landscape Garden in 18thC. England

Barbara Peacock

1996

Music in Georgian England

Jeanne Dolmetsch LRAM

1996

Georgian Glass

Simon Cottle BA

1996

The Golden Legend in Italian Painting: Saints & Sinners

Peter Berrisford NDD

1996

The Globe Reborn

Michael Levete

1996

Italian Maiolica

Louise Leates BA (Oxon)

1996

“As If By Magic”; The Paintings by Degas

Richard Hughes (Tate)

1997

In Trust for the Nation: The Story of the National Trust Phenomenon

Rebecca Few BA Hons

1997

Victorian Jewellery

Judy Rudoe FSA

1997

Private Palaces: London Mansions, Past & (Sometimes) Present

William Forrester MA (Oxon)

1997

We Were Amused: A Look at Victorian Entertainments

Andrew Davies MA Hons Oxon

1997

Sculpture as a Landscape of Feelings: Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth & Elizabeth Frink

Tim Threlfall PhD

1997

Visions of Paradise: DEcorative Art in the Islamic World

Sarah Searight MA Oxon, MA  London

1997

Pablo Picasso: The Greatest 20thC. Painter

Eric Shanes

1997

On a Glass Lightly: Engraving on Glass Principally in the Technique of Stipple

Simon Whistler FGE

1997

Priam’s Gold: The Straightforward Story of a Controversial Treasure

The Rev  Donald Easton BA Oxon, Cert Ed

1997

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Peter Medhurst GRSM ARCM

1998

Public Statements & Private Lives: British Church Monuments Through the Ages

Jane Kelsall BA Hons

1998

Life & Art in Ancient Egypt

Nicole Douek BA Hons Dip Arch

1998

Fins de Siècle or Ends of Centuries (sic)

Daniel Snowman

1998

All the World’s a Stage: Theatre from Greek and Roman Times to the Present Day

Jane Tapley

1998

Building with Wit and Grandeur: The Architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens

Mervyn Miller PhD, BA, B Arch

1998

Art Deco

Margaret Knight BA, MA, PhD

1998

Oriental Ceramics

David Battie

1998

Dutch Masters: Frans Hals, Rembrandt & Vermeer

Brian Cairns Dip FA Oxon, Hon MA, FRSA

1998

Hogarth, a Harlot, a Rake and a Marriage

Hillary Williams BA Hons MA Courtauld

1998

The Work of an Angel: Medieval Manuscript Illumination

Sally Dormer BA Hons MA

1999

Monet in the 20th Century

Elizabeth Gordon

1999

Queensware: Tableware for Royalty

Terence Lockett BA Hons FRSA

1999

Hidden Canterbury: From Murdered Archbishops to the Mayflower Connection

Anthea Bryant

1999

The English Country Town

Denis Moriarty MA Oxon

1999

Buildings for the Millennium

Anthea Streeter MEd Harvard

1999

William Morris & the Arts & Craft Movement

Geoffrey Opie NDD ATC

1999

Van Dyck & England

Thomas Duncan MA, MPhil, PhD

1999

Troy: New Reflections on an Old Site

The Rev  Donald Easton MA PhD

1999

The Immortal Memory: Nelson in Popular Art & Culture

Colin White BA Hons, MA, AMA

1999

A Prelude to Christmas through Poetry & Prose, Pictures & Music

Jeanne Dolmetsch LRAM

2000

Palaces & Princes of Rajasthan

Sue Rollin MA

2000

The Amish People & their Quilts

Jan Jefferson BA, MSocSci

2000

British Art Since 1945

Eric Shanes

2000

Antonio Canaletto: His Life & Times

William Forrester MA Oxon, PGCE, DipHA

2000

A Room With a View: Banqueting Houses and the Banquet 1550-1700

David Bostwick BA Hons, MA,  PhD, ALA, AMA

2000

Omega & Charleston: Bloomsbury Decorative Arts

Sandra Pollard BA Hons MA

2000

English Long Case Clocks

The Viscount Middleton FBHI

2000

The Pre-Raphaelites: A Breakthrough in Victorian Painting

Jennifer Morgan BSc, Dip Art History London

2000

The English Parish Church: An Architectural & Social History

Andrew Davies MA Hons Oxon

2000

Come Fill the Cup: The Contents & Uses of 18th & 19thC. Drinking Glasses

John Brooks

2001

Royal Collectors & Their Porcelain

Martin Pulver BA Hons

2001

Chateaux of the Loire

Bruce A Bailey

2001

Treasures of the Hermitage Museum

Ann Kodicek MA Hons

2001

The Secrets Behind the Walls in the Old Forbidden City of Bejing

Hanne Sutcliffe BA Hons, FRSA

2001

Byzantine Art AD 350-1453

Jane Angelini BA, MA

2001

John Betjeman: First & Last Loves of Architecture

Denis Moriarty MA Oxon

2001

The Age of Hepplewhite & Sheraton

Phillipa Barton

2001

Exhibiting the Nation: As It Was in 1851

Geoffrey Toms MA Cantab

2001

The Vikings

Ann Sweeney BA

2001

The Customs & Origins of Christmas

Jennifer Rice LRAM with Ian Edwards

2002

Women in the Pottery Industry: A Social & Design History from 1850

Louise Irving MA Hons

2002

Sutton Hoo, Ship Burial & Treasure, Discovery, Excavation & Preservation

William Forrester, MA Oxon, PGCE, Dip HA

2002

Looking at Portraits: A Very English Taste

Valerie Woodgate BA

2002

The Magnificent Medici

Charles Avery MA, PhD, FSA

2002

Gillows: Fine Cabinet Makers in Three Centuries

Douglas Mackay

2002

Heiresses, Pious Widows & Royal Confidantes: 400 Years of Formidable Women at Temple Newsam

James Robert Lomax BA, MA, AMA

2002

Puccini: Ses Femmes Fatales

Digby Hague-Holmes

2002

From the Land of the Golden Fleece: Scythian Gold

Louise Schofield BA Hons Dip Class Arch

2002

English Landscape Gardens and the Picturesque

Thomas Duncan MA, MPhil, PhD

2002

Impressionist food (stand-in talk)

Margaret Davies

2003

Painting in Newlyn

David Jestyn Evans BSc Agric. London

2003

Culture Carriers – Hitler Exiles

Daniel Snowman BA, MA

2003

Golden age of Spanish painting

Gail Turner MA Hons Oxon, MA Courtauld

2003

Monsters, Mermaids &Miserichords

David Bostwick BA Hons, MA, PhD,  ALA, AMA

2003

Musee D’Orsay

Margaret Davis MA Hons

2003

History of British Theatre

Andrew Davies MA Hons Oxon

2003

200 Years of Plastics in Art & Design

Colin J Williamson

2003

Chopin & Delacroix

Janet Canetty-Clarke ARAM, B Music, London

2003

Italian Mosaics

Jane Angelini BA, MA

2003

Deck the Hall – Yuletide Customs & Traditions

David Bostwick

2004

Looking, Seeing, Interpreting. The Things We Overlook

Colin Bailey BA Hons, PhD, FAS, FSAS

2004

Throw away the eye patch. Discover the real Nelson through his portraits

Colin White BA Hons, MA, AMA. 

2004

Rembrandt the Rebel

Rebecca ew BA Hons.

2004

The Yarnspinner and the Potter. Jesse Howarth’s collection of Wedgewood

John Pragg MA, Dip Class Arch, DPhil Oxon

2004

Pissaro in Essex

Nicholas Reed BA Oxon MA, MPhil.

2004

Durer, graphic artist of rare genius

Hilary Williams BA Hons, MA Courtauld

2004

Sculpture in the Court of King Charles 1ST

Charles Avery MA, PhD, FSA

2004

Tudors in Essex

Peter Laurence Dip Local Hist.

2004

History of English Fairs, Markets & Shops

Andrew Davies MA Hons Oxon

2004

Taj Mahal & Moghal India

Edward Saunders BA Hons MA Oxon.

2005

the pinnacle of chinese ceramic art: the people, places and production of stunningly beautiful porcelain between 1662-1795

Gerald Davison FRSA

2005

Vermeer: The MUSICAL PICTURES

Peter Medhurst GRSM, ARCM.

2005

RAPHAEL: WHOM THE GODS LOVED

Brian Cairns Dip FA (Oxon) Hon MA (Open) FRSA.

2005

hIDDEN CANTERBURY.

Anthea Bryant

2005

LIBERTY’S

Geoffrey Opie. NDD ATC

2005

Cartier: jeweller of genius

Judy Rudoe FSA.

2005

a survey of post war sculpture

Eric Shanes

2005

the green man in myth and legend

David Bostwick BA Hons MA PhD  ALA AMA

2005

ROYAL TAPESTRIES OF THE 17th century

Tom Duncan.

2005

A CHRISTMAS ANTHOLOGY – ART, MUSIC & LITERATURE

Janet Canetty-Clarke ARAM B Mus London

2006

The Bayeux Tapestry

Eveline Eaton BA (Hons)Courtauld

2006

Bernard Leach and Lucie Rie

Diana Lloyd

2006

Glass – the 8th Wonder of the Ancient World

aroline MacDonald-Haig MITG Dip Hist Art

2006

Samuel Pepys’ London

Ann Sweeney MBE MA

2006

FURNISHING AND DECORATING THE ENGLISH HOUSE 1550-1700

Victor Chinnery

2006

ABBEYS OF MEDIEVAL eNGLAND

John Kenworthy-Browne MA FSA

2006

The Mysterious World of Salvador Dali

Valerie Woodgate BA

2006

The Development of the Staircase

Barbara Peacock MA (Hons) FRSA.

2006

An English Noah’s Ark: Animals in Art and Architecture

Andrew Davies MA (Hons) Oxon

2006

A Christmas Story Illustrated through early Italian Art 

Julia Raguin

2007

royal coLLectors: their pottery & porcelain 

Martin Pulver BA.

2007

THE WILD MAN OF THE WOODS: a rediscovered cultural ICON 1300 - 1600 

David Bostwick BA (Hons) MA PhD ALA AMA.

2007

ORGANIC GEM MATERIALS IN THE DECORATIVE ARTS

Maggie Campbell Pedersen FGA  ABIPP 

2007

THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT: WHY BUILDINGS FALL DOWN

Francis Woodman PhD FSA

2007

Istanbul: life & art in the ottoman empire

Rachel Ward MA MPhil

2007

Plutocrats on Vacation: holiday homes of the american rich 

Roger Mitchell MA Oxon. 

2007

HOMER’S WORLD OF HEROES:  GREECE IN THE MYCENAEAN AGE  

Neil Faulkner PhD

2007

THE ROMAN ART OF EATING & DRINKING 

Paul Christopher Roberts PhD

2007

THE KNiGHTS OF ST JOHN OF JERUSALEM 

Geoffrey Toms MA Cantab

2007

THE CHRISTMAS STORY IN RENAISSANCE ART 

Paula Nuttall BA (Hons) PhD

2008

 JOHN PIPER: AN ARTIST’S LIFE IN ARCHITECTURE

Denis Moriarty

2008

‘DRAGON, PEARL AND LOTUS’ - RELIGIOUS ART IN VIETNAM

Ann Peerless

2008

THE ANGLO-SAXON CHRONICLE: THE OLD TESTAMENT OF ENGLISH HISTORY

Sam Newton

2008

MIRORS OF AN AGE: THE ENGLISH COUNTRY HOUSE IN THE 18TH CENTURY

Deborah Lambert

2008

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF NICHOLAS HAWKSMOOR, CHURCH ARCHITECT

Andrew Davies

2008

THE TRADESCANTS: PLANT AND ART COLLECTORS, AND GARDENERS OF THE 17TH CENTURY

Joanne Kidd

2008

A HISTORY OF BEDS

Catherine Parry-Wingfield

2008

THE BARDFIELD ARTISTS AND THEIR PLACE IN BRITISH ART

Bruce Ronaldson

2008

‘COOKING FOR KINGS’  ANTONIN CAREME, THE FIRST CELEBRITY CHEF

Ian Kelly

2009

RUBBER IN THE WORLD OF ART

John loadman

2009

FRANCIS BACON (1909-1992)       

Linda Smith

2009

THE SPLENDID SILKS FROM CHINA - EMBROIDERIES, COSTUMES AND IMPERIAL DRAGON ROBES         

Hanne Sutcliffe

2009

KINGS COLLEGE CHAPEL, CAMBRIDGE      

Michael Copp

2009

TWENTIETH CENTURY GLASS         

Andy McConnell

2009

THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS IN CONTEXT - AN INTRODUCTION TO PALESTINE IN THE TIME OF CHRIST.         

Neil Faulkner   

2009

KING EDWARD VII AND THE COUNTESS OF WARWICK - A VICTORIAN LOVE STORY, 

Jane Kelsall

2009

ART AND THE GREAT WAR        

Valerie Woodgate

2009

GREAT PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE 20TH CENTURY

Brian Stator

2009

Charles Darwin and the Voyage of the Beagle

James Taylor

2010

Helms, Hatchments and Hedgehogs: Heraldry in English Churches

Chloe Cockerill

2010

The Art of London: a Pictorial Tour of London's Street Art and Statues that both Charm and Amuse

Peter Laurence

2010

Journey of the River from the Source to the Sea

Alexandra Drysdale

2010

Arts and Crafts Houses: Voysey, Baillie Scott, Mackintosh and Wright,

Mervyn Miller

2010

Botticelli: from Celebrated Painter to Private Visionary.

Margaret Davis

2010

The Lord Mayor, City and Guilds of London,

William Forrester

2010

Pictures from under the Volcano

Louise Schofield

2010

Houses and Gardens of Normandy

Helen McCabe

2010

TWO LONDON PORCELAIN FACTORIES: CHELSEA AND BOW, A STUDY IN CONTRASTS

Anton Grabszewicz
2010 Diaghilev and the Ballet  rousses      Rosamund Bartlett
2011

William Kent and his Portraits of the Servants at Kensington Palace

Lucy Worsley
2011

The Great wave - Hokusai's iconic masterpiece

Suzanne Perrin
2011

History of the Long Case Clock

Colin Lattimore
2011

The Life-enhancing Garden. Art Appreciation in the Design of Gardens

Laura de Beden.
2011  Art and the English Bible, 1611 to 2011         Michael Wheeler
2011
 A Journey to Arezzo - from Piero to Vasari
Siân Walters
2011

 Festival of Britain 1951 and its Design Legacy

Sally Hoban
2011

Roman Town Planning: Cities for the Citizen

Geoffrey Toms
2011

 Tailoring the Image: COSTUMES and accessories in Art

Lois Oliver
2011

At the Sign of the Falcon: The Life and Works of Harry Murphy - Goldsmith,  Silversmith and Unique Englishman

 John Benjamin
2012 The Original Olympic Games     Ann Birchall
2012

Destruction of the Monasteries: The Greatest act ct of Artistic Vandalism in English History 

Mark Corby
2012
 Posters of the Belle Époque, the Great Age of the Poster 
Charles Harris
2012

Hidden Art Treasures from the Old Silk Road: Bezeklik Frescoes, Dunhuang Scrolls and the Unique Bactrian Gold hoard 

Hanne Sutclif
2012
A Feast for the Eyes: THE Frick Collection, New York
Hilary Williams
2012
Lawrence of Arabia: Tortured Hero of Troubled

Times 

Neil Faulkner
2012

 Jewellery in the Age of Victoria: A  Mirror to the World

Judy Rudoe
2012
Captain James Cook and the Art of Exploration 
James Taylor
2012

 THOSE CRAZY YEARS:LIFE AND ART IN PARIS DURING THE JAZZ AGE, 1920S/30S

Linda Collins
2012

Flights of Angels: Stained glass in the 19thC

Christopher Rogers
2012

I am the Very Model: Parody & Satire in the Operas of Gilbert & Sullivan

Peter Medhurst
2013

Horses, Women and Great Country Houses

Lucy Worsley
2013

Lee Miller and Roland Penrose at Farley FArm   

Anthony Penrose
2013
White Gold: Meissen, the Origins of European Porcelein
Anton Gabszewicz
2013
John Ruskin, the Pre-Raphaelites  and the Scientific Landscape    
Heather Birchall
2013
Perfectly Formed: the Lingering Influence of the Classical ideal beauty
Linda Smith
2013
The Victorian Garden: the Quest for the Best   
Caroline Holmes
2013 L.S.Lowry - a Visionary Artist     Michael Howard 
2013 Music on the Grand Tour              Peter Medhurst
2013
WINDSOR CASTLE; FIRE, RESTORATION AND THE QUEEN AT WINDSOR
Oliver Everett 
2013
 THE SISTINE CHAPEL BEFORE MICHELANGELO  
Margaret Davis
2014
Marc Chagall: Wandering Jew or Citizen of the World? 
Monica Bohm-Duchen 
2014
The Benin Bronzes: Masterpieces of African Art   
 laire Walsh
2014 Looking at Furniture   Jonathan Meyer 
2014

Treasures of Heaven – Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe 

Hanna Harnden 
2014

Coffee: From Arabia to the Coffee House – The Art and History of Coffee Drinking  

Christopher Bradley
2014 The History of the Skyscraper      Anthea Streeter 
2014

Sicilian Splendours: From Greece to the Normans

Paul Roberts
2014

Dream Time to Machine Time – australian Art

Rebecca Hossack
2014

 ‘Your Country Needs You’ – Art and Design of World War 1  

James Taylor 
2014

It Will Never Show! Designing Historical Costumes for Film and Television 

Anna Buruma 
2015

Three Great Families: Sackville Wests, Rothchilds and Astors 

Caroline Rayman
2015 Gauguin’s Women                               Juliet Heslewood
2015

Roland Penrose: The Friendly surealist          

Antony Penrose
2015 The Art of Waterloo                        Peter Warwick
2015

Of Ingenuity and Tempest: Henry Winstanley and the Eddystone  lighthouse        

Ray Biggs
2015
The Elgin Marbles: A History of Meaning                                         
Alan Read
2015
The Founders and Treasures of the Wallace Collection     
Stephen Duffy
2015
Eric Ravilious: Watercolour and design  
James Russell
2015
The Painted Church: Medieval  Wall Paintings in English cathedrals and Churches  
Roger Rosewell
2015
A Tale of Two Houses: Blackwell and the Mill House
Eric Knowles
2016
London’s Changing Skyline: Past, Present and Future  
Anthea Streeter
2016 THE GENIUS OF RENE LALIQUE              Andy McConnell
2016

Careless Talk Costs Lives: Art & Design of the Home Front    

James Taylor
2016

Shock! Horror! Probe! The Art and Artifice of Fleet Street

Geri Parlby
2016

Catherine the Great, Wedgwood and the Frog Service             

Deborah Lambert
2016
Porcelain for the Chinese Emperors                                           
Anne Haworth
2016
'Mars and the Muses': The Renaissance Art of Armour     
Tobias  Capwell
2016
Capturing the Spirit of Antiquity: The Work of Robert Adam             
Philippa Barton
2016 THE ROMANISATION OF BRITAIN          Neil Faulkner
2016
Step into the Christmas Card          
Caroline Holmes
2016 The Art of Christmas                        Valerie Woodgate
2017
Imperial Purple to Denim Blue: THE  Colourful History of Textiles      
Susan Kay-William
2017

David Hockney: “Blondes have more fun”        

Frank Woodgate.
2017
Foreigners in London 1520-1677: The Artists that Changed the course of British Art  
Leslie Primo
2017 Islamic Art:  Exploring the Decorative Arts of the Islamic World Christopher Bradley
2017       

A Galaxy of Starchitects

Clyde Binfield
2017 The Genius of Antonio Stradivari Toby Faber
2017 A Painter’s View of Portrait Painting Stephen Taylor
2017 From Wild Beasts to Pickled Sharks: Modern Art Movements of the 20th Century explained with scepticism and humour Linda Collins
2017 THE DUC DE BERRY AND HIS GLORIOUS HOURS Shirley Smith
2018 WHISTLER AND THE THAMES John Iddon
2018

Velázquez: Genius at the Court of Philip IV.

Gail Turner
2018

Joanna Hardy 

 
2018

Chopin and Parisian Artistic Life: 1847-8 Fanny Erskine's Recently Discovered Diary

Jeremy Barlow

2018

Still Life: a History

Aliki Braine
2018

Habitat Catalogued

Caroline MacDonald-Haig
2018

Here Lies our Sovereign Lord the King

Clive Barham Carter
2018

Lest We Forget: Commemorating The

First World War

Mervyn Miller
2019

Historic Buildings: changing ideas of what we see and how we see it

Philip Venning
2019

The Art and Culture of fin-de-siècle Vienna

Gavin Plumley
2019

Mexican Art and Culture, Past and Present

Chloë Say
2019

The Huguenot Silk Weavers of Spitalfields:  from riches to rags

Sue Jackson

 
2019

The Queen of Instruments:  The Lute within Old Master Paintings

Adam Busiakiewicz

 
2019

 Wild Men of the North’: 

Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven

Ross King