We have a new programme of Study Group events planned for the Autumn.

There is something for everyone, including Why Bridges Look Like They Do, European, Russian and American Art 1850-1950 and American History- see below.

Two Saturday morning courses ( 7th and 14th November) about Ancient Egypt will also be available to book from 1st October at a cost of £20 for both mornings.

Enrolment from the 1st October .

Class numbers are limited to ensure social distancing and coffee will be available at the break.

Why Bridges Look Like They Do

4 Fridays starting 9th October 10-12 noon.

Maximum 40 attendees. Fee £25

Bridges are the key to most of our journeys and are one of the oldest forms of engineering.

We will look at ancient and new bridges, the beautiful, the ugly, why and how bridges fail and the ingenuity behind bridges that fail.

European, Russian and American Art 1850-1950 with Neil Houghton

6 Mondays 2nd Nov- 7th December 10-12 noon

Maximum 32 . Fee £40

A review of Europeanisms of art, such a Impressionism, Cubism, Surrealism and how quickly these movements spread to Russia and the USA during this 100 year period.

American History by Roy Doughty

These Truths a Revisionist History of the United States.

5 weekly meetings starting on Friday 13th Nov-11 Dec 10-12 noon.

Maximum 40

Fee £35

These truths as Thomas Jefferson called them, of political equality, inalienable human rights and sovereignty of the people appears to a 21st century multi-racial and multi denominational American as seeming of a bygone far off age.