- Can Can - high kicks and frilly knickers: The origins and development of the dance and its performance from Parisian dance halls in the mid-nineteenth century to classical ballet in the twentieth
- The secrets of the Bayeux Tapestry - An overview of this great English artistic masterpiece and the Norman spin on the events of 1066
- Not for the Squeamish - How the work of the physician and surgeon has been depicted in art throughout the ages.
- Venice and the British: How Britain's historic love affair with the 'Jewel of the Mediterranean' has created the ideal of the modern Venetian experience
- Seeing Capabilities - The life and work of Britain's greatest landscape gardener Lancelot Capability Brown
- Tulipomania! Bloom and Bust: The story of the infamous seventeenth century Dutch tulip bulb speculation as shown in contemporary prints and flower paintings
- The Gardens of Impressionism – Monet and other Impressionists as gardeners as well as painters of gardens
- George IV the Prince Regent Connoisseur or Conman?- An overview of his legacy to the country of palaces, architecture, and the great collection of paintings, furniture and decorative arts. But what did it cost and who paid the bill?
- Toulouse Lautrec and ‘Bohemian’ Paris
- Not tonight Josephine – the life and court of the Empress Josephine Bonaparte - her patronage of the arts, fashion and rose gardening
- The Essential English Landscape - Constable and Turner and how they depicted our 'traditional' countryside
- The artists of the First World War The Grand Tour – British aristocrats and the lure of Italy in the eighteenth century
- The secrets of the Bayeux Tapestry – an English artistic masterpiece and the Norman ‘spin’ on the events of 1066
- Women Impressionist painters – ‘lost’ modern mistresses - Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt, and Eva Gonzales
- Henry VIII – Image and Magnificence – early Tudor palaces and Henry VIII’s patronage of the arts
- Nelson’s Mistress - the life, times and reputation of Lady Emma Hamilton
- The Country Seat – great English stately homes of the Georgian period
- The Sun King - Louis XIV of France, Versailles and the making of the definitive royal court
Illustrated talks on art, artists and historical subjects.
All talks last 45 minutes to one hour.
Phone: 01322 381 565
Mobile: 07484 842 268
Fees are based on the audience size.
Amount of people:
- under 50 - £70
- 50 to 74 - £90
- 75 to 99 - £110
- over 100 persons - fee is negotiable
Travel costs calculated at 40 pence per mile from Greenhithe in Kent to a maximum of £50. Any parking or toll charges are in addition. Will travel any distance and availability is anytime and at short notice.