Branch: BENFLEET

Secretary: Elaine Cooper
Telephone: 01268 794770
Email: elamau@globalnet.co.uk
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Branch News

COURSES ARE OPEN SO COME AND JOIN US - ALL ARE WELCOME

Monday, 5th October 2015, St George's Small Hall. SS7 4DN 14.00-16.00 for 7 weeks £46.00 .
ART. WORLD WAR I and IMPERIALISM with tutor Rosanna Eckersley. This course looks at the art produced during and after WWI on the home and war fronts. Artworks will include Nevinson's "Paths of Glory", John Singer Sargent's "Gassed" and Jacob Epstein's "Rock Drill"

Monday 11 January 2016, St George's Small Hall, SS7 4DN 14.00-16.00 for 7 weeks £46.00
ESSEX CHURCHES with tutor Judith Williams. This course will enable students to date the history of a church as well as recognize the distinctive architecture of each. It is hoped that visits to local churches will supplement the course.

WE ARE ALSO OFFERING TWO VERY INTERESTING DAY SCHOOLS

Saturday, 7 November 2015, St George's Large Hall, SS7 5DN 11.00-15.30 £17.00 includes coffee and tea on arrival and full buffet lunch with coffee and tea
A JOURNEY THROUGH ANCIENT IRAQ with tutor Frances Boardman Many empires g=have ruled what we call Iraq. Its borders have been fought over repeatedly. Join Hammurabi, Gilgamesh, and Nebuchadnezzar on a journey through this ancient land

Saturday 27 February 2016 St George's Large Hall, SS7 4DN 11.00-15.30 includes coffee and tea on arrival and full buffet lunch with coffee and gtea
RENE LALIQUE, MASTER CRAFTSMAN IN JEWELLERY AND GLASS Rene Lalique (1860-1956) was one of the most innovative designers of the last century. The lecture will examine his achievemnets in the decorative arts, the development of his business and later interior design commissions.

2017/18 Courses


Course Title: Victorian Art in the Age of Progress 1837-1869
Course Description: The course introduces students to the varieties of fascinating artwork produced during the early Victorian period. Topics include the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, paintings of everyday life and new markets for art in an industrialised society.
Tutor: Rosanna Eckersley
Venue: St Georges Small Church Hall, Rushbottom Lane, Benfleet, SS7 4DN
Day Of Week: Mon
Start Time: 13:30
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 25/09/17
No. of Weeks: 7
Fee: £51.0
Contact: Elaine Cooper
Telephone: 01268 794770
Email: elamau@globalnet.co.uk

Course Title: Essex Worthies - Famous Sons and Daughters of Essex
Course Description: To introduce a wide range of personalities from Essex history to explore how individuals have contributed to the county.
Tutor: Judith Williams
Venue: Benfleet Methodist Church, 67 High Road, Benfleet, SS7 5LH
Day Of Week: Mon
Start Time: 14:00
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 15/01/18
No. of Weeks: 7
Fee: £51.0
Contact: Elaine Cooper
Telephone: 01268 794770
Email: elamau@globalnet.co.uk