Quote of the month: November 2021  

To him we must ascribe the praise, unless Spenser may divide it with him, of having first discovered to how much smoothness and harmony the English language could be softened.

Preface to Shakespeare


The 2021 Program

The following is a brief summary of our 2021 Program so far. If you are interested in attending any event and want more details please use our Contact Page.

Saturday March 6 Repeat tour of the Herbarium and Botanic Gardens.

Sunday May 16 Guided tour of Art Gallery with focus on work of Joseph Wright of Derby 2;15 for 2;30 start

Saturday July 24 Annual Seminar with papers on Joshua Reynolds, Handel, Eighteenth Century Prints, Eighteenth Century Childrens’ books and rare books.

Saturday September 18 Annual Fleeman Lecture: Susannah Fullerton on “Dr Johnson and the Women of Scotland”