2017 Programme Announced

2017 promises to be a fascinating year for Leeds DFAS. From Williams Hogarth to Grayson Perry, from the pyramids to the mosque, from the opera to the Swinging Sixties, we once again offer top-notch speakers presenting a wide variety of compelling lectures. Have a look at our 2017 lecture and study day programme:

Lectures

JANUARY 18th

Dr. Tom Duncan: Islam and the Mosque

 

FEBRUARY 15th

Hilary Williams: Hogarth – A Harlot, a Rake, and a Marriage

 

MARCH 15th

Sarah Lenton: Opera, the melting pot of culture.

 

APRIL 19th

Ian Swankie: Grayson Perry, Frocks and Pots

 

MAY 17th

Tony Faber: Faber and Faber – Its designs and history

 

JUNE 21th

Frank Woodgate: The Art and Scandalous Lives of the Bloomsbury Group

 

SEPTEMBER 20th

Brian Stater: When Britain Clicked – Fab photos from the Swinging Sixties

 

OCTOBER 18th

Professor Roy Burdon: Plants and Birds in Art – From the Ice Age to the Digital Age

 

NOVEMBER 15th

David Winpenny: Up To a Point – In search of Pyramids in Britain and Ireland

 

Study Days

March 29

Michael Swift: “A golden age for stained glass – art or craft” : late C19th and early C20th stained glass, art, content, context and iconography.

 

October 25

David Rosier: “Chinese Imperial Court costume, Qing dynasty 1644-1911