2019 Programme

All lectures are held at Salones Canor, Camino del Assagador de Canor, 03724 Teulada.

Coffee and registration from 10.00.
Registration closes at 10.50.

Please be in your seats by 10.55 for a prompt start at 11:00.

 Visitors are welcome at a charge of €12.

Previous 2019 Lectures
Thursday February 7th: Coffee and registration from 9:45.
10.15 AGM, followed at 11am by: The Cult of the South Pacific, Cook to Gauguin by:
Leslie Primo, National Gallery & National Portrait Gallery lecturer
The depiction of paradise through the paintings of many artists including Gauguin

Venue: Salones Canor, Teulada

Sponsor: Blevins Franks
Thursday March 7th: A Crash Course in Classical Music by: Sandy Burnett, music broadcaster, conductor, lecturer & double bass player
Sandy will impart a greater understanding of classical music over 300 years and enable you to listen to music with fresh ears.

Sponsors: Blevins Franks and Avalon International
April 4th, 11am: East meets West (Art of Far East & West) by: Amanda Herries. 1988 moved to live in Japan, returning to UK in 1995, fundraising for arts companies, writing, lecturing and guiding tours to Japan.
Amanda will discuss Oriental and Western cross-cultural and artistic influences.

Sponsor: Blevins Franks
Thursday May 2nd: Leonardo da Vinci –500th anniversary of his death today by: Guy Rooker, a retired surgeon with a lifelong passion, fascination, and admiration for the work of Leonardo da Vinci.
Guy will recount highlights of da Vinci’s amazing life.

Sponsor: Blevins Franks
Vicens Ash Javea Properties s.l. supports every lecture
Thursday June 6th 11am: Imperial Easter Eggs of Carl Faberge by: Toby Faber, author, lecturer, businessman.
Carl will trace the production and history of these 50 famous eggs.

Sponsor: Blevins Franks
Thursday October 3rd, 11am: Hampton Court after 500 years by: Jonathan Foyle, architectural historian, broadcaster and advocate for heritage sites.
Jonathan will include the cultural background to Wolsey’s magnificent creation, present reconstructions of lost interiors, and show how much of the credit for Hampton Court was due to the ambitious cardinal.
Thursday November 7th, 11am: Painting the Modern Garden - Monet to Matisse by: author Lydia Bauman who lectures at the National Gallery and MFA Boston USA.
Tracing the parallel developments in gardening and modern art from the Impressionism of Monet, Renoir, Pissaro and Morissot in the late 19th century, to the near abstractions of Matisse and Kandinsky in the 20th.

Sponsors: Blevins Franks and Lex Tax Consulting
Thursday December 5th: Sir Edwin Luytens from Surrey to Empire’s Wrenaissance by: Clyde Binfield. Cambridge graduate, lecturer, Professor Emeritus in History University of Sheffield.
Clyde explore the rise, fall, and rise again of Luyten’s reputation and the evidence for his genius.

Sponsor: Blevins Franks