Lectures and Courses

Who Owns London?

Royal London, Crown Estate, City of London Corporation, The Duchy of Cornwall, Church of England, The Aristocratic Estates, London Councils
20 September 2017 – 28 February 2018

Understanding The English Country House

Country house planning, architecture, entertainment, dining, dancing, sport, servants, technology
21 September – 19 October 2017

Foreigners in London

Holbein, Gheeraerts, Gentileschi, Mytens, Rubens, van Dyck, Dobson, Hollar, Lely, Kauffmann
3 October – 5 December 2017

The Performing Arts in the Belle Epoque

Diaghilev, Ibsen, Shaw, Bernhardt, Caruso, Melba, Isadora Duncan, Mata Hari, Marie Lloyd, Yvette Guilbert
1 – 29 November 2017

Cultural Capitals

Budapest, Chicago, Monte Carlo, Lisbon, Buenos Aires
2 – 30 November 2017

Inside, Outside – The World of the Artist

Hilliard, Angelico, Gentileschi, Hals, Chardin, Goya, Dadd, Meissonier, Lautrec, Duchamp
9 January – 13 March 2018


Verdi, Wagner, Mascagni, Leoncavallo, Humperdinck, Strauss, Puccini, Debussy
11 January – 15 March 2018

The Cult of Celebrity

The Inexorable Rise of Celebrity in the Art World
Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Bernini, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Belle, Pre-Raphaelites
24 April – 19 June 2018

Exhilarating Places

New York, Utopia, St Petersburg, South & North Cornwall, Arcadia, Bruges, Avalon, Thermopylae, Roncesvalles, Xanadu
25 April – 27 June 2018

Rhythm of a Russian Dance Theo van Doesburg 1918

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