2015-2016 Lecture Season

2015
25th September The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah
with Benjamin Zephaniah, poet, musician, novelist and actor
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  • 9th October Art, Craft, Technology and Science: Preserving, Interpreting and Displaying the V&A Collections
    with Sandra Smith FIIC FSA ACR, Head of Conservation at the V & A
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  • 23rd October King John's Last Journey
    with Nigel Panting, Lecturer
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  • 13th November The Treasurers of the British Library
    with Nicolas Barker FBA, First Head of Conservation at the British Library
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  • 27th November The Magna Carta
    with Vic Hughes, Lecturer
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  • 11th December A Selection of Interesting Weapons from the Society's Collection
    with Bill Harriman FSA of BBC Antiques Roadshow
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  • 2016
    8th January Sir Hans Sloane, his collection and communities of natural knowledge in the early eighteenth century
    with Alice Marples and Victoria Pickering, PhD students at the British Museum
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  • 22nd January The Active Sun
    with Professor Michael Proctor, Lecturer and Provost of King's College Cambridge
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  • 12th February Travelling Through the Human Cell - a microscopic journey
    with Dr. Michael Schrader, Associate Professor in Cell Biology, University of Exeter
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  • 26th February Clarice Cliff
    with Brian Phillips, Lecturer
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  • 11th March Stonehenge: New Discoveries
    with Mike Parker Pearson, Professor of British Later Prehistory UCL
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  • 25th March The Castles of Lincolnshire
    with David Start
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  • We are pleased to announce an additional event, An Evening with Brian Blessed, to be held on Thursday, 9th June 2016 at The South Holland Centre, Spalding. Tickets are £22 and more information can be obtained from southhollandcentre.co.uk or 01775 764777.

    Join Brian Blessed, actor and explorer, live on stage sharing tales of his adventures to the North Pole, climbing Everest, training as a cosmonaut and much more. A seasoned Shakespearian actor and well know film and TV personality, Brian's credits include seasons with the RSC, The Trojan Women which starred Vanessa Redgrave and Katherine Hepburn and, of course, Flash Gordon.