Calendar 2017/2018

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Our 2017/2018 Programme

We’re delighted to introduce you to our 2017/2018 Programme of art lectures, travel and social activities. This year we embark on a journey across cultures, continents and time – meeting the Phonecians and the Berbers of Andalucia, driving distances through Italy, discovering trading practice in the Far East, crossing the Atlantic to New Mexico, learning more about 20th century greats like Pop Art and George Orwell. Make sure you join us this season for a thrilling, cultural journey that’s sure to inspire you.

September 2017 TBC

Monday 25 September at 17:00
Hotel Tamisa Golf, Mijas
AGM

Annual General Meeting

October 2017

LECTURE
Mon 16 October 2017 at 16:30
(Please note this is the third Monday of the month)
Mille Miglia – Culture and Cars from Tuscany to Rome
Lecturer: Dr. Libby Horner
Sponsor: B.M.I. Insurance Brokers

November 2017

EVENT / MEMBERS’ FORUM
Thu 9 November 2017 at 11:00
Members’ Forum & Talk About China’s Ethnic Minorities
Lecturer: Yvonne Sjokvist

LECTURE
Mon 13 November 2017 at 16:30
A Marvel of Nature: The Life and Art of Painter Sofonisba Anguissola
Lecturer: Angela Smith
Sponsor: Villas in Mijas

EXTRA LECTURE
Tue 14 November 2017 at 10:30
Poring Scorn on His Fellows: The World of William Hogarth
Lecturer: Angela Smith

TRAVEL
Fri 20 November 2017
Malaga: Automobile and Fashion Museum Excursion

Fri 20 November 2017
Malaga: Street Art Walk in Malaga

December 2017

EVENT
Sat 2 December 2017
Christmas Lunch

LECTURE
Mon 11 December 2017 at 16:30
The Hon East India Company: Chinese Export & Chinoiserie
Lecturer: Vivienne Lawes
Sponsor: De Cotta Law

January 2018

LECTURE
Mon 8 January 2018 at 16:30
Riviera Paradise: Art, Design and Pleasure in the 20s and 30s
Lecturer: Mary Alexander
Sponsor: Friends of Susan Molbeck Lecture

EXTRA LECTURE
Tue 9 January 2018 at 10:30
Fizz and Crackle: Imagination, Innovation and Curiosity in the Work of John Singer Sargeant
Lecturer: Mary Alexander

February 2018

LECTURE
Mon 12 February 2018 at 16:30
The Extraordinary Misia Sert, Celebrated Parisian Socialite 1872-1950
Lecturer: Julian Halsby
Sponsor: Blevins Franks

EXTRA LECTURE
Tue 13 February 2018 at 10:30
The Berbers of the Alpujarra
Lecturer: Rafael Anderson

EVENT & MEMBERS’ FORUM
Wed 21 February 2018
Members’ Forum & Member’s Talk
Lecturer: TBC

March 2018

EVENT
Thur 1 March 2018 at 16:30
Golden Memories – From NADFAS to The Arts Society
In Collaboration with Benahavis DFAS

LECTURE
Mon 12 March 2018 at 16:30
Pop Art on Both Sides of the Atlantic
Lecturer: Ray Warburton
Sponsor: Currencies Direct

TRAVEL
Tue 20 March 2018
Alpujarra Day Trip with Rafael Anderson
Guide: Rafael Anderson

EXTRA LECTURE
Tue 27 March 2017 at 10:30
George Orwell: A Life with My Father
Lecturer: Richard Blair (George Orwell’s adopted son)

April 2018

LECTURE
Mon 9 April 2018 at 16:30
Art and Life in Santa Fé, New Mexico, from Georgia O’Keeffe to D.H. Lawrence
Lecturer: James Russell
Sponsor: Palomino Properties

EXTRA LECTURE
Tue 10 April 2018 at 10:30
The Phoenicians in Andalucia: The Foundation of The City of Cadiz 3000 Years Ago.
Lecturer: Manuel Parodi

TRAVEL
Tue 18 April to Mon 23 April 2018
Copenhagen: The Danish Fairytale Tour
Light, water, open spaces and sustainability

May 2018

LECTURE
Mon 14 May 2018 at 16:30
Córdoba Mosque: A Fusion of Cultures
Lecturer: Jacqueline Cockburn
Sponsor: Avalon Europe