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LECTURERS NEWSNEW LECTURERSBernard Allan (Women Artists, Impressionism and Turner), Pauline Chakmakjian (Japanese Art and Architecture), Lydia Bauman (painting techniques, symbolism), Jane Goodson (Botanical Art), Melissa Gallimore (Chinoiserie, Thomas Chippendale), Nicole Mezey (Medieval and Renaissance Art), Christopher de Hamel (Medieval Manuscripts, Books of Hours), Hugh Ellwood (Art of Ancient Greece/Rome, Christian and Islamic Art), Aliki Braine (Western Art, 15th-20th century), Andrew Hopkins (Venice, Rome, Renaissance, Baroque), Susie Harries (Nikolaus Pevsner and the Buildings of England), Stephen Duffy (Wallace Collection, Miniatures), Eric Knowles (Antiques, China, Porcelain), Lars Tharp (Hogarth, Ceramics, Foundling Museum), Peter Warwick (Portraits of Nelson, Captain Scott, Photography), David Winpenny (Garden Buildings, Stained Glass)RETIRED LECTURERSRosamund Bartlett, Andrew Brunt, Martin Davies, Gerald Davison, Celia Fisher, Peter Gibson, Nigel Goodman, Francis Greenacre, James Heard, Jen Jones, Peter Kennedy Scott, Catherine Parry-Wingfi eld and Arthur Pedlar have retired from the Directory of Lecturers. NADFAS thanks them all for their scholarship and the pleasure they have brought to members during their time on the Directory of Lecturers. NADFAS has also learned of the sad death of Eve King, a NADFAS-accredited lecturer from the early days, whose pioneering lectures helped to drive the Association forward.Below: Beautiful Dubrovnik has a fascinating history (North East Area) 20 NADFAS REVIEW / SPRING 2012 COURSESthe Templar order, the church is the earliest example of Gothic architecture in England, and the perfect place to begin exploration of medieval monasticism. This theme will be expanded with a lecture on the Benedictines, Cistercians, and Carthusians among others, and the mendicant orders that fl ourished during the later Middle Ages.EVERY PROSPECT PLEASES: WREST PARK AND ENGLISH GARDENING FROM THE GLORIOUS REVOLUTION TO THE GREAT EXHIBITIONDate: 25 June 2012Time: 10.30am-4.30pmVenue: (Morning) Aspley Guise Village Hall, near Milton Keynes; (Afternoon) Wrest Park, Silsoe, near LutonTutor: James BoltonPrice: £35 or £28 for English Heritage members; membership cards must be shown for free entrance. Ticket price includes lecture, entrance to Wrest Park and guided tour with James, coffee and cold drink refreshment at day endContact: Di Lines, 32 Lawn Crescent, Richmond, TW9 3NS Tel: 020 8940 3227. E-mail: Rarely did 18th century owners of property respect the work of their predecessors which is why the garden at Wrest Park is so signifi cant. Here members of the Grey family made a fetish of preserving the horticultural past. The Great Garden was originally created by Henry, Duke of Kent from 1702 and his descendants were determined to maintain it despite changing fashions. Marchioness Grey employed English landscape architect Capability Brown, but only to tinker around the edges. Her grandson, Earl de Grey, rebuilt the house on a different site, but left the gardens intact. Today we marvel and admire this beautiful garden. NORTH EAST THE EFFECT OF WAR ON THE FINE ARTS THROUGHOUT THE AGES (A SERIES OF FOUR STUDY DAYS IN 2012) GOYA: WAR & PEACE, REVOLUTION & EXILE Date: 17 May 2012 Time: 10.30am-3.30pmVenue: The Bar Convent, York YO24 1AQTutor: Gail TurnerPrice: £30 (inc. coffee)Contact: Elizabeth Evans, Worsall Hall, Yarm TS15 9PJ. Tel: 01642 780 156. Email: or Virge James, email: The Spanish artist Francisco de Goya's long life spanned the reigns of four Bourbon monarchs and a period of considerable social and political upheaval, including the Peninsular wars. Goya's paintings refl ected the turbulence of the age.ART, WAR AND PEACE IN THE BALKANS Date: 28 June 2012 Time: 10.30am-3.30pmVenue: Harewood House, nr LeedsTutor: Mark PowellPrice: £30 (incl. coffee)This course covers the recent destruction and restoration of the beautiful city of Dubrovnik, the famous Ottoman Bridge at Mostar and the work of the war artists in the Balkans: Stanley Spencer, Joyce Carey, Jaroslav Cermak and Ludwig Hesshaimer. SOUTH WESTTHE GOLDEN AGE OF BRITISH GLASSDate: 19 April 2012Time: 10.00am-3.30pmVenue: The Conference Centre, Buckfast Abbey, Buckfast, Devon TQ11 OEETutor: Charles HajdamachPrice: £30 (inc. coffee and lunch)Contact: Sheila Hughes, Pennyroyal, Muttersmoor Rd, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8RH. Email: day explores 19th century British Glassmakers and the stunning wares they produced. A view of a period of excellence, including the contribution made by the Stourbridge factories followed by an Antiques Roadshow-style session.