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06 November 2018The power & the glory of our country houses, their evolution and changing role
02 October 2018James Tissot: images of women
03 July 2018Aqua triumphalis: power and pageantry on the Thames
05 June 2018The importance of the apostrophe
01 May 2018The Wallace Collection, The Frick Collection and their connection with Knole
03 April 2018"As good as gold"
06 March 2018Virginia Woolf
06 February 2018Chairs
05 December 2017The art of snow and ice
07 November 2017A truly cultured woman is as rare as the phoenix: the life and work of Isabella d'Este
03 October 2017Quilts: from utility to art
04 July 2017Eric Ravilious and the lure of the everyday
06 June 2017Bayeux Tapestry
02 May 2017Masquerades, music lessons and monkeys
04 April 2017Sinan the master: the "Ottoman Michelangelo"
07 March 2017London squares & town houses in the 17th and 18th centuries
07 February 2017Mr Barry's great work
06 December 2016Stocking fillers from Faberge
01 November 2016From Constantinople to Paris to the Parc Monceau
04 October 2016Mars and the muses: the renaissance of armour
05 July 2016Designing historical costumes for film and television: it will never show !
07 June 2016Late antiquity in the near east: the birth of the modern world
03 May 2016Marc Chagall 1887 - 1985
05 April 2016Underground cathedrals [development of the London Underground]
01 March 2016The Elgin Marbles: a history of meaning
02 February 2016Photography as a fine art
01 December 2015The corked conjurer: comedy and credulity in Georgian England
03 November 2015Edward Lear 1812-1888
06 October 2015Durer: the Italian and Northern Renaissance- the relationship between Italian Art, Durer and the northern artists
07 July 2015Porcelain of the Chinese emperors
02 June 2015Jacob Epstein
05 May 2015The Suffolk Collection revealed- the conservation and restoration of Tudor and Jacobean portraits
07 April 2015The founders and treasures of the Wallace Collection
03 March 2015The art and craft of the pewterer
03 February 2015Contemporary stained glass
02 December 2014That pretty German toy:musings on the Christmas tree
04 November 2014On either side of no man's land: British and German artists of the 1914-18 war
07 October 2014St. John's Wood as an artists' quarter
01 July 2014English and Irish cut glass 1729-1850
03 June 2014Thomas Heatherwick
06 May 2014The day Parliament burned down
01 April 2014The art of the Japanese garden
04 March 2014Frederick the Great: soldier and collector
04 February 2014The making of Assisi: popes, friars, pilgrims and the paintings of the Basilica of San Francesco
03 December 2013From Frozen Forests to Reindeer — Gems from Life
05 November 2013The Finest Building in the World? Justinian Church of Holy Wisdom
01 October 2013The Cult of the South Pacific: from Cook to Gauguin
02 July 2013Donatello and the Sculpture of the Renaissance
04 June 2013The Incas and their Predecessors seen through their Art and Textiles
07 May 2013Stolen Masterpieces; the Most Sensational Art Thefts in History
02 April 2013Manet- Master of the Modern Idiom
05 March 2013Great Gardens of the 18th Century
05 February 2013Cotman in Normandy

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The power & the glory of our country houses, their evolution and changing role
Anthony Russell
Tuesday 06 November 2018

This lecture is a celebration of our great heritage. It is interesting to see the development of a society and to consider what these magnificent buildings have been and should be for today.

Anthony Russell is a lecturer and researcher, who assists the British Museum with their outreach events. He is an advocate of non-violence and is the author of a book Democracy to peace. 

This lecture will be held in St. John's Wood Church Hall, Lord's Roundabout NW8 7NE at 7.30pm. Coffee will be served from 7.00pm.