Programme Membership year 2021/22 The Committee have decided that because of the uncertainty with the venue and travel uncertainty for lecturers, we will continue on Zoom until January at least. Links to the meetings will be emailed a few days before the event. ooo000ooo The lecture programme is set out below: Wed 24 Nov - Georgina Bexon – The Story of Modern Indian Art On Zoom Log on from 7:15 Curtain up 7:30 At Indian Independence in 1947 a group of talented and determined artists set out to create a new art for a new country, with a radical view of how Indian art could speak to its audience. The movement, known as the Bombay Progressive Artists’ Group, created an art very much for and of its time. It offers an exploration of how art in the subcontinent threw off the yoke of colonial influence to create modern masterpieces and a thriving global business. Wed 15 Dec – Nigel Bates – In the kingdom of Sweets On Zoom Log on from 7:15 Curtain up 7:30 The Nutcracker ballet has delighted audiences at Christmas for many decades yet was deemed a failure at its initial performances. This lecture is based on the current Royal Ballet production and takes a look at how this ballet takes its rightful place on stage and how the music of Tchaikovsky along with story-telling, dance, design and stage ingenuity come together to make this the most magical escape for everyone.
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Programme      Membership year 2020/21  The Committee have decided that because of the uncertainty with the venue and travel uncertainty for lecturers, we will continue on Zoom until January at least.  The e-newsletter will continue to be sent out with the latest information and links.  ooo000ooo  Wed 24 Nov - Georgina Bexon – The Story of Modern Indian Art On Zoom   Log on from 7:15  Curtain up 7:30  At Indian Independence in 1947 a group of talented and determined artists set out to create a new art for a new country, with a radical view of how Indian art could speak to its audience. The movement, known as the Bombay Progressive Artists’ Group, created an art very much for and of its time. It offers an exploration of how art in the subcontinent threw off the yoke of colonial influence to create modern masterpieces and a thriving global business.   Wed 15 Dec – Nigel Bates – In the kingdom of Sweets On Zoom   Log on from 7:15  Curtain up 7:30  The Nutcracker ballet has delighted audiences at Christmas for many decades yet was deemed a failure at its initial performances. This lecture is based on the current Royal Ballet production and takes a look at how this ballet takes its rightful place on stage and how the music of Tchaikovsky along with story-telling, dance, design and stage ingenuity come together to make this the most magical escape for everyone.
Web site and mobile phone pages designed, created and maintained by Janet Groome, Handshake Computer Training