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Talk Time at the Beaney

Talk Time

Every Tuesday, 10am to 11am
Free drop-in activity, Community Room
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New to the area? Looking to make new friends? Our coffee and chat social sessions discuss a wide range of topics and have occasional invited speakers.

The Who and Pop Art: ‘the simple things you see are all complicated’

The Who and Pop Art: ‘the simple things you see are all complicated’

Popular Lecture, Thursday 28 May 6-7pm
£6 adults, £4 members, The Beaney Learning Lab

 

In 1965 Pete Townshend described his band, the Who, as the living embodiment of Pop Art but what claims can be made for Townshend and the Who’s place in a history of Pop Art? Talk by Professor Peter Stanfield (University of Kent)

What Difference did Feminism make to Art?

What Difference did Feminism make to Art?

Popular Lecture, Thursday 4 June 6 -7pm
£6 adults, £4 members, The Beaney Learning Lab

 

An examination of art and feminism in the 1960s and discussions around the ongoing relationship between gender and art. Talk from Professor Mary Evans (London School of Economics).

Canterbury in the Age of Magna Carta

Canterbury in the Age of Magna Carta

Popular Lecture, Thurs 11 June 6 - 7pm
£6 adults, £4 members, The Beaney Learning Lab

 

Find out about Canterbury at the time of the Magna Carta in this fascinating lecture by Professor Louise Wilkinson of Canterbury Christ University.

Canterbury Castle and its role at the time of Magna Carta

Canterbury Castle and its role at the time of Magna Carta

Popular Lecture, Thurs 18 June 6-7pm
£6 adults, £4 members, The Beaney Learning Lab

 

Discover the fascinating story of Canterbury’s Norman castle including its role at the time of Magna Carta by Richard Eales, former Head of History at the University of Kent.

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