Lectures in Lockdown

Missing our lectures? The Arts and History Group has prepared some interesting videos for you.
Art & History

The History of the Automobile

By John Hopwood. Commences with an introduction to La Marquese which is the oldest car in the world which is still in full working condition and then goes on to discuss the very earliest ideas […]
Art & History

The History of the Bicycle.

By John Hopwood. This is a slightly humorous look at the history of the bicycle from the first push bikes through the many different designs to the latest racing and mountain bikes. Contains many little-known […]
Art & History

The Life and Works of David Hockney

By John Hopwood. The quite detailed story of this wonderful artists life from his humble beginnings in Bradford to becoming the most expensive living artist in the world. His first picture which was of his […]
Dining Out

March Dining Out at Dgust restaurant

On the 3rd and 10th March, the Dining Out Group met at Dgust restaurant, situated right in the heart of Moraira just to the side of the “fisher folk” statue. After two fabulous evenings, hosted […]

Meetings continue by videoconference

Under the current movement restrictions, meetings will continue as planned, on the first Tuesday of each month, by video conference. Additional personal video conferences can be arranged by request to the Group Leader.
Art & History

The Life and Art of Grayson Perry

By John Hopwood. The full story of this artist’s life from his very difficult childhood through to his great success being the only potter ever to wind the Turner Prize and his many achievements as […]
Art & History

The History of Natural and Man-Made Glass

By John Hopwood. Briefly describes the various types of naturally occurring glasses and then follows with some in-depth discussion of how glass was first discovered, how it became a wonderful art form as well as […]