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A History of Drag

Arts and Culture

Male cross-dressing performance has endured as an essential part of the fabric of British entertainment. From the Elizabethan boy player, to the bawdy Victorian dame, to the glamorous and avant-garde ...
10:00 -
16:00
26 January 2019 -
26 January 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19214

A History of Print and Printing

Arts and Culture

This course looks at the history of print and printing in its social, economic and cultural context, exploring: the problems faced by early printers; the economics of early printing and how this affec ...
18:30 -
20:30
15 January 2019 -
12 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19206

An Introduction to LGBTQ+ Histories (1957 – 1988)

Arts and Culture

Join us for a new Hands-on History course that provides an accessible and informative introduction to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender histories. From press coverage of the Wolfenden Report to g ...
11:00 AM -
13:30 PM
23 February 2019 -
23 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19216

Film Studies - Classic Hollywood: Warner Bros

Arts and Culture

Develop your knowledge of film history and discover or revisit classic films through this study of the innovative Warner Bros. studio during the 1930s-50s ‘golden age’ of Hollywood. You will learn abo ...
18:30 -
20:30
16 January 2019 -
20 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AR19209

Film Studies - London on Film

Arts and Culture

Explore iconic and quirky images of London within cinema history. From ‘Swinging London’ to criminal London, from the city at war to metropolitan comic capers, this introductory course will examine wa ...
18:30 -
20:30
27 February 2019 -
03 April 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AR19210

Film Studies - The British New Wave

Arts and Culture

Discover how the British New Wave revolutionised British cinema in the late 1950s, and why it remains a defining moment within film history and an ongoing influence in film-making. You will learn abou ...
11:00 -
17:00
16 March 2019 -
16 March 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AR19211

Forgotten Radicals (1860s-1960s)

Arts and Culture

This Hands-on History course introduces some less-familiar radical figures in nineteenth and twentieth-century pamphlets, handbills, journals and press cuttings from our Special Collections. Thought-p ...
18:30 -
20:00
14 March 2019 -
11 April 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19215

Girlfriends - A Social History of Sisterhood and Female Friendship

Arts and Culture

Join us to share, discover and celebrate positive stories of female friendship and sisterly solidarity using authentic historical materials from our library and archive collections. From the close bon ...
11:00 -
16:00
02 February 2019 -
02 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19217

Modern Masters

Arts and Culture

Discover some of the principle artists and art movements of the 20th century: Fauvism and the paintings of Matisse; Picasso, Braque and the creation of Cubism; Duchamp and the development of conceptua ...
18:30 -
20:30
14 January 2019 -
18 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AR19207

Photography Workshop - Take Great Photos in a Day

Arts and Culture

This one-day workshop will teach you handy technical knowledge and enhance your creativity when taking photographs. You will learn how to control your manual camera’s exposure, moving away from limite ...
10:30 -
16:30
02 February 2019 -
02 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19201