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FORTHCOMING LECTURES

Please note that most lectures in the season will be accompanied by some form of illustration (computer generated or slides) and will be held in the Main Hall of Bourne Hall unless stated otherwise on the notice board.

All lectures will commence at 7.45pm at a cost of £5 per ticket.

NOTE : If the Bourne Hall car park is full on Lecture evenings just proceed out of the car park and, on the right, there is additional car parking at the Health Centre.  There is a charge of 40 pence in the Bourne Hall car park

Wednesday 15th November 2017

Lecture: Box Hill - Ben Tatham

Ben is President of the Friends of Box Hill and first got to know the area in 1957.  He will speak about how the NT acquired its first piece of land on the Hill in 1914, how the then Box Hill Management Committee carried out its role and how the estate was expanded to its present size.  He will also relate some stories about some of the people involved.

Wednesday 13th December 2017

Lecture: The Forgotten Art of the Picture Postcard - James Taylor

Artist-drawn postcards were the most popular art form from the Edwardian era to the outbreak of World War 2.  James will, examine the popular themes and styles of artists such as Mabel Lucy Attwell, Donald McGill and Fred Spurgin and the reasons why their popularity waned with the British public.