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Lectures are held at Tenterden Leisure Centre

Announcements at 10.55am followed by the Lecture at 11.00am
Coffee is served from 10:00am to 10:45am

Members may bring two guests each year by prior arrangement. Please telephone the Membership Secretary,  Irene Jones  on 01797 229795 a minimum of 7 days before.   A fee of £5 for each guest is payable at the door. 
Tuesday 7th February 
Catherine the Great and the formation of the Hermitage Art Collection
Dr Colin Bailey
Tuesday 7th March
The History of the Skyscraper
Anthea Streeter
Tuesday 4th April
Emperor Qianlong (1735-96) -Ultimate Renaissance Ruler
David Rosier
Tuesday 2nd May
The most infamous family in history – The Borgias
Sarah Dunant
Tuesday 6th June
Faber and Faber – 90 years of excellence in cover design
Toby Faber
Tuesday 4th July
Artists and Espionage – The Lawn Road Flats NWS
Deborah Lambert
Tuesday 5th September
Painter of Sunlight – Joaquin Sorolla
Gail Turner
Tuesday 3rd October
A Potted History of Britain – Ceramic production over the last 6000 years
Julian Richards
Tuesday 7th November
English Landscape Gardens and the Classical Picturesque
Tom Duncan
Tuesday 5th December
Annual General Meeting at 10:30 am
followed by
Christmas at Covent Garden – 300 years of Christmas Shows
Sarah Lenton
Following the December Lecture, the committee invite the membership to stay for wine and mince pies.                                                   


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