New course begins 16th January

Art of the Early Renaissance

Schedule of Sessions:

  1.  International Gothic
  2. Cimabue and Giotto
  3. Florence under the Medici
  4. Donatello and Brunelleschi
  5. The Courts of Urbino and Mantua
  6. Fra Angelico and Masaccio
  7. Venice and Her Artists
  8. The Sienese School
  9. The Northern Renaissance
  10. Michelangelo and Leonardo

10 Sessions in total at £52.  Venue: The Social Room at Guppy’s Enterprise Club


New Course Begins Thursday 26 September

More Classics!

Schedule of Sessions:

  1. Herodotus:  The Histories
  2. Thucydides:  The Peloponnesian War
  3. Sophocles:  The Theban Plays
  4. Plato:  The Republic and other Dialogues
  5. Pausanias:  Description of Greece
  6. Livy:  History of Rome
  7. Pliny:  Natural History
  8. Cicero:  Selected Works and Speeches
  9. Petronius:  The Satyricon
  10. Apuleius:  The Golden Ass

Venue:  The Social Room, Guppy’s Enterprise Club

Price:  £52

New Course begins 16th May

The Classics:

An Introduction to the Literature of Greece and Rome

Schedule of Sessions:

Week 1. Homer: The Iliad

Week 2. Homer: The Odyssey

Week 3. Hesiod: Theogony and Works and Days

Week 4. Apollonius: Argonautica

Week 5. Aeschylus: The Oresteia

Week 6. Euripides and Aristophanes

Week 7. Virgil: The Aeneid

Week 8. Catullus and Lucretius

Week 9. Horace and Ovid

Week 10. Juvenal and Martial

Sessions will be held 2.00 – 4.00 on Thursdays in the Social Room at Guppy’s Enterprise Club.  Course Price: £52


New Course Begins 10th January 2019

An Age of Improvement:

Industry and Society 1750 – 1900

Schedule of Sessions:

Week 1: Early Industry

Week 2: Wedgwood and the Pottery Business

Week 3: The Railway Revolution

Week 4: Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Week 5: Politics and Poverty

Week 6: The Arts and Crafts Movement

Week 7: The Great Gun-Maker: Lord Armstrong

Week 8: American Pioneers

Week 9: Joseph Paxton and the Great Exhibition

Week 10: Mid-Victorianism

10 Sessions. Thursdays 2.00 – 4.00, The Social Room, Guppy’s Enterprise Club

Price: £52


New Course Begins 20th September

In Search of England: The Making of the English Landscape


Session 1 After the Ice

Session 2 Bronze Age Britain

Session 3 Roman and Iron Age Britain

Session 4 Anglo-Saxon Settlement

Session 5 1066 and All That

Session 6 Tudor to Georgian

Session 7 Country Houses

Session 8 The Enclosures

Session 9 Industrial Landscapes

Session 10 New Towns

Thursday afternoons 2.00 – 4.00; The Social Room, Guppy’s Enterprise Club

Price:  £52

New Course Begins on Thursday 24th May

Great Cities of the World

Explore the History, Art and Culture of 10 the World’s Greatest Cities

Schedule of Sessions:

24 May: Istanbul

7 June: Vienna

14 June: Paris

21 June: Athens

28 June: Beijing

5 July: Moscow

12 July: New York

19 July: Delhi

26 July: Prague

2 August: Rome

Location:  Guppy’s Enterprise Club, Nunnery Lane.  The Social Room

Cost:  £50