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Upcoming Events

The Events Committee arranges the majority of the Company’s social events and is always keen to receive suggestions from Liverymen and Freemen. Upcoming events are listed below, with the next event shown first.

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Guided evening tour of Highgate Cemetery

Location:

Highgate Cemetary

10 Jun 2021

Arts Scholars will be given a guided evening tour by member Ian Kelly round the Western Cemetery of the historic Highgate Cemetery. Subject to social distancing restrictions, there will be an optional meal in a local restaurant.

Start time:

16:30

Duration:

2hrs

Eligibility:

Members + Guests

Cost:

£20 tbc

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Web 3.0 for the art world

Location:

Online (Zoom)

28 Jun 2021

An online presentation by Arts Scholar Bernadine Bröcker Wieder, which will cover the evolution of technology for the art market. Bernadine will illustrate how “Web 3.0” changes the art world's dynamics at the core, especially in light of recent times with the COVID-19 business interruption.

Start time:

17:00

Duration:

90mins

Eligibility:

Members + Guests

Cost:

Free

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Wonders of the Roman Empire Off Limits

Location:

Online (Zoom)

12 Jul 2021

A Talk by Arts Scholar Dr Sam Moorhead of the British Museum in which he will spotlight Roman cities in the Near East and North Africa which have been largely destroyed (for example Hatra in Iraq and Palmyra in Syria), sites which have been heavily looted (Apamaea and Dura Europos in Syria), and places which are now too dangerous to visit (Leptis Magna and Cyrene in Libya).

(Image: Temple of Bel at Palmyra in 2011, now destroyed © Sam Moorhead)

Start time:

11:00

Duration:

90mins

Eligibility:

Members + Guests

Cost:

Free

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Arts Scholars Dinner (CV19 restrictions depending)

Location:

Cutlers' Hall

22 Jul 2021

If CV19 restrictions allow, a Company Dinner (not the Annual Banquet) will be held to celebrate the freedom to meet-up again.

Booking details to follow.

Start time:

18:00

Duration:

3+hrs

Eligibility:

Members

Cost:

c£100

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J.M.W. Turner: Painter Turned Architect - Mary Rose Rivett-Carnac

Location:

Online (Zoom)

6 Dec 2021

J.M.W. Turner is renowned for his art but less known for his profound interest in architecture. Mary Rose recounts how Turner designed his own rural retreat called Sandycombe Lodge, an architectural gem near the River Thames.

Start time:

18:00

Duration:

90mins

Eligibility:

Members + Guests

Cost:

Free

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International Visit: Romania (Transylvania)

Location:

Transylvania

18 Jun 2022

A 7 night 8 day visit, including Suceava, Sighisoara and Brasov 18th-25th June 2022

Start time:

09:00

Duration:

8days

Eligibility:

Members + Guests

Cost: