There are currently over twenty five talks on offer covering aspects of architecture, art, local history, literary heritage and social history. These include:
~ The Art of World War 1
~ ‘Every Picture Tells a Story’ (Victorian narrative art)
~ The English & Gardening
~ Famous Victorians with local associations, eg. Thomas Cook, Joseph Paxton, Florence Nightingale
~ The Fascination of Churches
~ The Victorians and the Christmas Season
~ The Victorian Way of Death
A full listing can be found on the Illustrated Talks page.
Courses & Day Schools
Courses & Day Schools can be organised independently. Currently courses take place at Higham Hall, Cumbia or on Cruises, though previously have been organised under the auspices of the University of Nottingham, Keele University, Wedgwood Memorial College, Workers' Education Association (WEA) or Derbyshire Community Education. See the Courses page for the current syllabus.
See the Guided Tours page for more information.
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