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15 November 2018A Passion for Fashion
18 October 2018AM Victoria & Albert, Art & Love PM The Great Fire of London 1666
20 September 2018Pantomime, a Very British Feast
21 June 2018Four to Die For, 4 Best Loved Properties
17 May 2018Toulouse-Lautrec and the Cabarets of Paris
19 April 2018Hidden Canvasses - Street Art and the City
15 March 2018Clash of the Titans - Michelangelo and his Rivals
15 February 2018Inspired by Stonehenge
18 January 2018AM: Burned, Bombed and Bulldozed; Britain's Lost Houses PM: Portmeirion - An Italianate Fantasy Village in Wales
16 November 2017Royal Jewels from Tsars to Maharajahs
19 October 2017AM: Foreign Old Masters in London PM: Albrecht Durer
21 September 2017Hagia Sophia - Constantinople, Cathedral, Mosque and Museum
15 June 2017Cleopatra - Image and reality
18 May 2017Renaissance Venice - building a picture
20 April 2017The Life and Work of James Gilroy, the first modern caricaturist
16 March 2017The Collections of Napoleon and Josephine
16 February 2017Leonardo Da Vinci: Pathfinder of Science
19 January 2017Double lecture: AM Undressing Antiques PM The top ten in 20th century glass
17 November 2016The Twelve Days of Christmas
20 October 2016The Art of Enamelling
15 September 2016The Splendour of Hampton Court Palace and the Royal Collection of Art
16 June 2016The Art of John Everett Millais
19 May 2016Double lecture: AM, Hogarth, Harlots, Rakes and crashing Chinese PM, Chinese Ceramics: On the China Trail
21 April 2016Renaissance Arms and Armour, Local Funerary Monuments
17 March 2016St Petersburg – Parks and Palaces
18 February 2016The Life and Times of a Victorian Artist
21 January 2016DOUBLE LECTURE AM Faberge, the Life and Work of the World’s Greatest Goldsmith PM The Sparkling History of the Diamond
19 November 2015The Inventors of Christmas
15 October 2015DOUBLE LECTURE: AM Shakers PM Inn Signs
17 September 2015Ceramics of the Islamic World
18 June 2015“A Child of Six Can Do It”: Cartoonists and Modern Art
21 May 2015Vermeer the Musical Pictures
16 April 2015The Phoenix at the Fall of the Empire
19 March 2015KINGS AND QUEENS OF CLUBS: THE SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE ROYAL AND ANCIENT GAME
19 February 2015POWER, SCANDAL AND LOVE: A ROYAL JEWEL FOR EVERY OCCASION
15 January 2015DOUBLE LECTURE AM: THE REMARKABLE COLLECTIONS OF MOÏSE DE CAMONDO: FROM CONSTANTINOPLE TO THE PARC MONCEAU PM: WEDGEWOOD: CATHERINE THE GREAT AND THE FROG SERVICE
21 November 2014THE FASCINATING WORLD OF PLAYING CARDS
16 October 2014DOUBLE LECTURE: AM: EL GRECO 1541-1614: ON THE QUARTO CENTENARY OF HIS DEATH PM: DIEGO VELAZQUES – THE PAINTER’S PAINTER
18 September 2014AROUND MOUNT ARARAT: ART AND CULTURE IN ARMENIA, IRAN AND TURKEY
19 June 2014THE PAINTED CHURCH: UNDERSTANDING MEDIEVAL WALL PAINTINGS
15 May 2014LEGEND AND LUSTRE: JIM THOMPSON AND THAI SILK
17 April 2014THE HISTORICAL USE OF WALLPAPER IN THE BRITISH INTERIOR 1685 TO THE PRESENT DAY
20 March 2014NORMAN ROCKWELL: GREAT AMERICAN ARTIST OR MERE ILLUSTRATOR?
20 February 2014UP TO A POINT: PYRAMIDS IN BRITAIN AND IRELAND
16 January 2014DOUBLE LECTURE AM OUT OF THE BLUE: THE STORY OF BLUE IN ART PM RED VIBRATIONS: THE AESTHETIC AND EMOTIONAL SIGNIFICANCE OF RED IN WESTERN ART
21 November 2013A TUDOR CHRISTMAS – FROM PALACE TO PEASANT
15 October 2013DOUBLE LECTURE AM BASINGSTOKE AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TO WORLD CULTURE PM THREADS OF HISTORY: THE WORLD OF THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY
19 September 2013MY DAY WITH SALVADOR DALI
20 June 2013ARE YOU SITTING COMFORTABLY? THE HISTORY OF THE CHAIR FROM ANCIENT TO MODERN TIMES
16 May 2013THE GARDENER & THE GREENHOUSE: THE REMARKABLE LIFE OF SIR JOSEPH PAXTON

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A Passion for Fashion Sally Hoban Thursday 15 November 2018

Lecturer, Author & Broadcaster on BBC TV and Radio

Tells the story of 20th century fashion design, clothes, textiles and accessories