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St Bees Arts Society


Arts Society programme 2016-17

All lectures in Management Centre of St Bees School  8pm. Annual Subscription £30 Single session £6.50. Students £1.00.


Click here to download Programme leaflet.

Wednesday 27th September 2017
The Battle of Hastings & the Significance of the Bayeux Tapestry.

This lecture was well attended and very well received

Wednesday 25th October 2017

Punch's Greatest 19th Century Artist  Phil May 1864-1903  cartoonist and caricaturist

Frank Milner (Retired Head of Art Galleries Education at the National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside) is a very good lecturer. When he came last time he talked about Japanese Prints and was extremely interesting. I am sure he will be just as interesting on this occasion

Wednesday 22nd November 2017

War and Peace
Kevin Weaver is giving this talk, based on his experiences as a war photographer and artist, without a fee, to help keep the Arts Society financially afloat

Wednesday 24th January 2018

Brilliant British Humour  The Forgotten Art of the Picture Postcard: 1900-1950s
James Taylor previously talked to the society about Maritime Art and was very interesting so I am sure this talk will be both interesting and entertaining. The Seacote Hotel has sponsored this lecture

Wednesday 28th February 2018

Ars moriendi The Art of Dying
My husband is sure no one will come to this gloomy sounding talk, but there are some absolutely splendid images of death and dying. I hope to introduce people to some they don’t know and remind them of others they do know & tell the background to them

Wednesday 21st March 2018

Mad Enchantment Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies
Ross King has talked to the Society so many times he needs no introduction. I heard his talk at the Keswick literary festival and it was very interesting and, of course, has lovely pictures.