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21 April 2020CANCELLED (The Bayeux Tapestry)
12 May 2020CANCELLED (Stripped Naked: The Nude in Art History)
09 June 2020CANCELLED (The Most Exalted and Prodigal Magnificence: Filippo Brunelleschi and the Dome of Santa Maria Del Fiore)
08 September 2020Provenance Matters: the mass faking of the Russian Avant Garde on the world art market 2000-2018
13 October 2020The Glamour Years: Jewellery and fashion 1929 to 1959
10 November 2020Food in Art
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CANCELLED (The Bayeux Tapestry) Imogen Corrigan Tuesday 21 April 2020

The lecture looks in detail at many of the scenes in the tapestry and explores what might be learned from this depiction of a turning point in our history. It is a moral story showing that good cannot come to those who break their word and a story of kings, chivalry and ambition.