Not Fade Away
A social history of the 1960s Thursday afternoon lectures by Dr Ray Sutton MA PhD 11 Sept The Profumo Scandal and Lady Chatterley Trial 18 Sept The Dark Side of the Age of Aquarius 25 Sept HI-DI-HI: Holiday Camp culture in the 1950s and 60s 2 Oct Days of Vision: British TV, Film and Drama 9 Oct Joe Orton a 1960s Leicester Playwright 16 Oct Vietnam Civil Rights and Black Power 23 Oct Art and Society in the 1960s 30 Oct Comrade Rockstar: the life and strange death of Dean Read 16 Nov Revolution in the Mind: Pop groups of the 1960s 13 Nov Alexander Dubcek and the Prague Spring 20 Nov Paris: the Student Revolt May 1968 27 Nov The New Left and Trade Union militancy. In Britain 4 Dec Che Guevara and new theories of Revolution 11 Dec Fashion and Style In the 1960s Unity House, Fennel Street, Loughborough Thursday afternoons 2pm-3.30 Admission £3 per lecture attended, tea/coffee 50p served during a short break
The History of Art
A series of lectures in Autumn 2014 by Dr Ray Sutton MA PhD 11 Sept The Apocalyptic Vision of John Martin 18 Sept David and the pursuit of evolutionary virtue 25 Sept The artistic discovery of Wales 2 Oct The mystery of the Arnolfini Portrait 9 Oct Botticelli's Primavera and the Birth of Venus 16 Oct Victorian Fairy Paintings 23 Oct Irish Art 1830-1990 30 Oct Adolph Valette: a French Impressionist in Manchester 6 Nov Mikail Larionov and Russian Art 13 Nov The artistic discovery of Scotland 20 Nov Fly Now: a history of airline posters 27 Nov The art of Sir John Everett Millais 4 Dec Samuel Palmer: a visionary poetic painter 11 Dec Art and propaganda in the Third Reich 18 Dec Altdorfer and Baldung Grien: 16th century painters Quorn Village Hail, Leicester Road (car park at rear) Thursday mornings 10-11.30am Admission £3 per lecture attended, tea/coffee 50p served during a short break.