Events and visits

To see reports and photographs from recent events and visits click here

Forthcoming events

Please note: booking for events and visits opens when booking forms are distributed in advance at a lecture.

Thursday March 7th 2024, 7 pm

Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Opera North’s production of Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte.

William Dazeley as Don Alfonso, Helen Sherman as Dorabella, Gavan Ring as Guglielmo, Máire Flavin as Fiordiligi and Nicholas Watts as Ferrando. Photo Credit: Tristram Kenton. Reproduced courtesy of Opera North.

April 29th to May 3rd 2024

The Historic Houses and Heritage of Suffolk

A 5-day tour with Tailored Travel

Visit Constable Country, Gainsborough’s House, Aldeburgh, Sutton Hoo and many other places of artistic and historic interest. (To be followed by lecture on 7th May on The Ship Burial at Sutton Hoo)

To download the Tailored Travel brochure, which gives full details of the tour, click here. Contact Val Murday – details given on the front page of the brochure – for more information To book, please complete and send the booking form on page 3 of the brochure to Val before 25th November 2023.

Wednesday June 12th 2024

Day visit: Richard III in Leicester

Tour of the Visitor Centre with a talk, followed by a visit to Richard III’s tomb in Leicester Cathedral. (See also Lecture by Tobias Capwell on 9th April entitled The Scoliotic King: Reconstructing the real Richard III)

Tuesday November 19th 2024

Day of Special interest

Claude Monet, Regattas at Argenteuil. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

The Seine – River of Light and Artists’ Delight – Home of Impressionism. Three lectures by Carole Petipher. At: Royal British Legion Hall, Mickleover.