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Starts: Monday, 14 June 2021 at 4:00PM
Ends: Monday, 14 June 2021 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 183

Tutor: John Vigar

Queen Victoria is one of our best loved monarchs. Almost within touching distance of our own time her story is so familiar to us it seems unlikely that there is much new to discover. Queen... Read More

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Starts: Monday, 14 June 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Monday, 14 June 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 161

Tutor: Tilo Flache

China has always been closed in on itself, keeping itself apart from all the barbarians at the gates. However, there has been one single, glorious period in history when it started to explore the... Read More

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Starts: Tuesday, 15 June 2021 at 4:00PM
Ends: Tuesday, 15 June 2021 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 163

Tutor: John Vigar

Who would have thought that a 7th century church stands on the Essex coast? Or that one of the country`s best Arts and Crafts churches is close to the M25? This talk looks at the amazing... Read More

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Starts: Tuesday, 15 June 2021 at 6:00PM
Ends: Tuesday, 15 June 2021 at 7:00PM
Available spaces: 181

Tutor: Simon Gregor

In previous talks, Simon has explored how the battlefield landscapes of the First World War were described in post-war guidebooks and other publications. But in this brand new talk, he will explore... Read More

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Starts: Wednesday, 16 June 2021 at 1:30PM
Ends: Wednesday, 16 June 2021 at 2:30PM
Available spaces: 174

Tutor: Martin Lunn

Our local star, the Sun, dominates everything in the solar system. Worshipped as a god from the earliest of times, at one stage astronomers believed that people lived inside the Sun! Today our... Read More

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Starts: Wednesday, 16 June 2021 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 16 June 2021 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 195

Tutor: Dr Geoff Doel

Find out how Eleanor of Aquitaine‘s daughter was responsible for spawning the most famous love affair in literature between Lancelot & Guinevere, seen by Dante as a corrupting influence!Zoom... Read More

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Starts: Wednesday, 16 June 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Wednesday, 16 June 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 183

Tutor: Peter Lawrence

Royalty, Statesmen & Hero’s – Our capital has many memorials to people from all ranks of society that have given service through the ages. This talk highlights a selection, with some now... Read More

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Starts: Thursday, 17 June 2021 at 1:30PM
Ends: Thursday, 17 June 2021 at 2:30PM
Available spaces: 185

Tutor: Peter Lawrence

Join Peter as he looks at examples of vintage postcards, chosen reflect the changes in lifestyle, fashion and transport from the late Victorian period through to more recent times.Zoom log in details... Read More

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Starts: Thursday, 17 June 2021 at 4:30PM
Ends: Thursday, 17 June 2021 at 5:30PM
Available spaces: 163

Tutor: Jessica Feinstein

This course is for you if you have already attended Family History for Beginners and are ready to go further.You will need to have access to the Internet to carry out your research, and the session... Read More

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Starts: Thursday, 17 June 2021 at 6:00PM
Ends: Thursday, 17 June 2021 at 7:00PM
Available spaces: 195

Tutor: Simon Gregor

In June's session, Simon will lead another guided meditation and visualisation based on Chapter 5 of the key Taoist text, the Tao Te Ching. Afterwards, there will be time for questions and... Read More

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Starts: Thursday, 17 June 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Thursday, 17 June 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 173

Tutor: Patricia Gentry-Verhoestraete

The bridge over the moat leads to the Tudor west front, which is protected by the King's Beasts. Why did the Stuart King Charles II feel the need to add Long Water, why was the Maze built and who... Read More

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Starts: Friday, 18 June 2021 at 11:00AM
Ends: Friday, 18 June 2021 at 12:00PM
Available spaces: 188

Tutor: Simon Gregor

For the last several years, Simon has been studying for a PhD in First World War history. In this talk, he will explore some of what he has learned from his research - about history, about research... Read More

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Starts: Friday, 18 June 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Friday, 18 June 2021 at 9:00PM
Available spaces: 185

Tutor: Richard Partridge

Start the weekend with another Friday night sing- and strum-along session with Denman’s ukulele tutor Richard Partridge.As we re-emerge from lockdown, in this session we celebrate this wonderful... Read More

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Starts: Monday, 21 June 2021 at 11:30AM
Ends: Monday, 12 July 2021 at 11:30AM
Available spaces: 98

Tutor: Elaine Whittaker

Elaine is delighted to offer you this 4 part set of hour-long Qigong classes running on 4 consecutive Mondays at 11:30am from 21st June - 12th July 2021.Qigong is similar to Tai Chi - slow, gentle,... Read More

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Starts: Monday, 21 June 2021 at 6:00PM
Ends: Monday, 12 July 2021 at 6:00PM
Available spaces: 100

Tutor: Elaine Whittaker

Elaine is delighted to offer you this 4 part set of hour-long Yoga classes running on 4 consecutive Mondays at 6pm from 21st June - 12th July 2021. A perfect way to unwind after a busy day.In these... Read More

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Starts: Monday, 21 June 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Monday, 21 June 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 182

Tutor: Tilo Flache

I have taken inspiration from the imagery on the coins issued by different countries and looked into the subjects depicted. Remember: not every foreign coin looks like the ones you are used to, and... Read More

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Starts: Tuesday, 22 June 2021 at 6:00PM
Ends: Tuesday, 22 June 2021 at 7:00PM
Available spaces: 197

Tutor: Simon Gregor

In the latest of this occasional series, Simon will share another selection of his favourite poems, of varying styles and eras. As well as reading the poems themselves, he will explore something... Read More

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Starts: Wednesday, 23 June 2021 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 23 June 2021 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 184

Tutor: Dr Geoff Doel

‘In the first of a series of talks on Jane  Austen’s 6 completed novels, we start with her first published work ‘Sense & Sensibility’ (1811). Jane was born into ‘The Age of Reason’,... Read More

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Starts: Wednesday, 23 June 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Wednesday, 23 June 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 184

Tutor: Martin Lunn

Here is a chance to take a tour of the night sky during the summer months, learning how to find the Plough and the North Star. Discover what stars can be seen in the summer sky and their myths and... Read More

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Starts: Thursday, 24 June 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Thursday, 24 June 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 191

Tutor: Simon Gregor

In this talk, Simon will turn to his next Shakespeare play, a story of revenge and tragedy set in the royal court of Denmark. He will explore the themes and features of this famous drama, as well as... Read More

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Starts: Friday, 25 June 2021 at 11:00AM
Ends: Friday, 25 June 2021 at 12:00PM
Available spaces: 185

Tutor: Simon Gregor

Join Simon for a gentle stroll around the City of London (sometimes known as the Square Mile), to explore some of its hidden history and stories. As the very oldest part of London, dating back to the... Read More

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Starts: Friday, 25 June 2021 at 12:15PM
Ends: Friday, 16 July 2021 at 12:15PM
Available spaces: 197

Tutor: Alan Baker

Alan is delighted to offer you this 4 part set of hour-long Tai Chi classes running on 4 consecutive Fridays at 12:15pm from 25th June 2021 - 16th July 2021. (Please note - after this set of courses... Read More

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Starts: Friday, 25 June 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Friday, 25 June 2021 at 9:00PM
Available spaces: 192

Tutor: Elaine Whittaker

Join us for a lovey relaxing Friday evening.  Elaine will start with some gentle stretches to ease tight shoulders, necks and wrists, followed by a beautiful deep guided relaxation known as yoga... Read More

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Starts: Saturday, 26 June 2021 at 10:30AM
Ends: Saturday, 26 June 2021 at 12:00PM
Available spaces: 182

Tutor: Tilo Flache

Following Tilo's talk about “Japanese concepts” earlier this year there were several requests to do more along these lines. He had excluded ‘Ikigai’ from his talk back then because it is more... Read More

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Starts: Monday, 28 June 2021 at 4:00PM
Ends: Monday, 28 June 2021 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 187

Tutor: Richard Box

Impressionism , When it first emerged as a movement, was derided. Nowadays, it is for many people, their favourite style of painting. Claude Monet remained an Impressionist all of his life. Those who... Read More