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Starts: Monday, 17 May 2021 at 4:00PM
Ends: Monday, 17 May 2021 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 129

Tutor: John Vigar

In the medieval period every parish church was divided into two unequal sections – nave and chancel – by a screen, above which was a depiction of the Rood, Christ Crucified, Our Lady and St John.... Read More

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Starts: Monday, 17 May 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Monday, 17 May 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 143

Tutor: Tilo Flache

City of love. City of lights. Thoughts of long meandering walks along the Seine or around the historic centre.But Paris is not ‘just’ the romantic city we all know: it is also a place that had to... Read More

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Starts: Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 4:00PM
Ends: Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 143

Tutor: John Vigar

From the chalk downs and streams in the north and east to the New Forest, Hampshire contains a wonderful group of medieval churches which tell the story of people like us. Hear about low side... Read More

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Starts: Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 6:00PM
Ends: Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 7:00PM
Available spaces: 127

Tutor: Simon Gregor

The "Blitz Spirit" during the air raids on London in the Second World War is legendary, and in this talk Simon will explore what life was like in the city during this period. Drawing on first-hand... Read More

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Starts: Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 7:15PM
Ends: Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 8:15PM
Available spaces: 151

Tutor: Janine Kilroe

In this introductory session, Janine will give you an overview of photography editing using Adobe Photoshop Elements. This as a taster for the 5-part course Janine will be running on 5 consecutive... Read More

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Starts: Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 1:30PM
Ends: Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 2:30PM
Available spaces: 167

Tutor: Martin Lunn

The Earth is near missed virtually every day by asteroids or lumps or rock, and some small ones do hit the Earth to be seen as spectacular fireballs burning up in the atmosphere. A fifty metre wide... Read More

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Starts: Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 5:15PM
Available spaces: 188

Tutor: Dr Geoff Doel

This famous drum, which still survives, was taken on several of Drake’s voyages and is said to beat at times of naval and military crisis. We’ll examine the alleged occurrences and other... Read More

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Starts: Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 145

Tutor: Peter Lawrence

Continuing the history of London’s markets, this time taking in the more unusual and modern, some to consider visiting when life gets back to normal.Zoom log in details will be included at the... Read More

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Starts: Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 1:30PM
Ends: Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 2:30PM
Available spaces: 179

Tutor: Peter Lawrence

gent Diplomatic Matters” – Included in this history of London as a major diplomatic capital, Peter will be sharing his experiences liaising with Embassies and subsequently the two major incidents... Read More

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Starts: Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 4:30PM
Ends: Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 5:30PM
Available spaces: 154

Tutor: Jessica Feinstein

Come and celebrate your Welsh heritage and learn how to find the records that your ancestors left for you to discover.Whether you have Welsh ancestry and have got a little bit stuck with your tree,... Read More

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Starts: Friday, 21 May 2021 at 11:00AM
Ends: Friday, 21 May 2021 at 12:00PM
Available spaces: 146

Tutor: Simon Gregor

From coming to power in the 1920s, through until his death in the 1950s, Stalin oversaw a brutal autocratic regime in the Soviet Union. Encompassing the interwar years, the Second World War itself,... Read More

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Starts: Friday, 21 May 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Friday, 21 May 2021 at 9:00PM
Available spaces: 179

Tutor: Richard Partridge

Start the weekend with another Friday night sing- and strum-along session with Denman’s ukulele tutor Richard Partridge. This is a session of story songs or ballads, each one evoking persons or... Read More

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Starts: Monday, 24 May 2021 at 4:00PM
Ends: Monday, 24 May 2021 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 186

Tutor: Richard Box

Are you interested in Greek Mythology ? If so, I hope you will enjoy this hour’s racy romp through the amorous adventures and dastardly deeds of the twelve Olympian Gods and Goddesses. The talk... Read More

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Starts: Monday, 24 May 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Monday, 24 May 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 168

Tutor: Tilo Flache

The Mali Empire may not have lasted quite as long as Ancient Egypt or the Kingdom of Kush in Nubia, but it was the crucial point of contact for trade between the Mediterranean coast and West Africa,... Read More

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Starts: Tuesday, 25 May 2021 at 6:00PM
Ends: Tuesday, 25 May 2021 at 7:00PM
Available spaces: 179

Tutor: Simon Gregor

Soldiers from all over the Empire fought with the British army between 1914 and 1918, and each took away their own experiences of the conflict. Focussing on both the Western Front and further afield,... Read More

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Starts: Tuesday, 25 May 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Tuesday, 25 May 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 181

Tutor: Martin Lunn

Join Martin and take a journey to explore our local star, the Sun, together with eight planets, some which were known to astronomers living thousands of years ago and some that have been discovered... Read More

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Starts: Wednesday, 26 May 2021 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 26 May 2021 at 5:15PM
Available spaces: 182

Tutor: Dr Geoff Doel

Jane’s writing life ran parallel to a vogue for romantic poetry, which she enjoyed. How did she engage with Romanticism in her novels. Is her final novel ‘Persuasion’ her most romantic one?Zoom... Read More

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Starts: Wednesday, 26 May 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Wednesday, 26 May 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 149

Tutor: Peter Lawrence

Join Peter, a life long fan of Isambard Kingdom Brunel as he discusses his work and architectural legacy in London and Bristol. Zoom log in details will be included at the bottom of your... Read More

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Starts: Thursday, 27 May 2021 at 1:30PM
Ends: Thursday, 27 May 2021 at 2:30PM
Available spaces: 183

Tutor: Peter Lawrence

The 18th century witnessed a sudden increase in spectacular follies that decorated many grand country house estates throughout England. The examples chosen for this talk highlights the politics,... Read More

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Starts: Thursday, 27 May 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Thursday, 27 May 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 176

Tutor: Simon Gregor

In the latest instalment of his series on "Accessible Shakespeare", Simon will explore Measure for Measure, categorised as one of the playwright's "problem plays" as it is neither a tragedy, nor a... Read More

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Starts: Friday, 28 May 2021 at 11:00AM
Ends: Friday, 28 May 2021 at 12:00PM
Available spaces: 183

Tutor: Simon Gregor

Whether in its squares, coffee shops or historic buildings, Bloomsbury is an area of London rich in interest. From the changing fortunes of the Bedford family, through the bohemian lifestyle of the... Read More

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Starts: Friday, 28 May 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Friday, 28 May 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 184

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: Tuesday, 01 June 2021 at 6:00PM
Ends: Tuesday, 01 June 2021 at 7:00PM
Available spaces: 174

Tutor: Simon Gregor

From coming to power in the 1920s, through until his death in the 1950s, Stalin oversaw a brutal autocratic regime in the Soviet Union. Encompassing the interwar years, the Second World War itself,... Read More

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Starts: Tuesday, 01 June 2021 at 7:15PM
Ends: Tuesday, 29 June 2021 at 7:15PM
Available spaces: 11

Tutor: Janine Kilroe

Photography Editing with Janine - Using the 30-day Free Trial of Adobe Photoshop ElementsJoin Janine for this 5 part Photography Editing course which will be taking place over 5 weekly Tuesday... Read More

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Starts: Wednesday, 02 June 2021 at 1:30PM
Ends: Wednesday, 02 June 2021 at 2:30PM
Available spaces: 187

Tutor: Martin Lunn

An eclipse of the Sun is the most spectacular sight that nature provides. Day turns to night when the Moon gets between the Sun and Earth. On June 10th 2021 we will only see a partial eclipse so the... Read More