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The Arts Society Cranleigh

26 April / 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Wednesday 27th April – WRITERS AND RELICS – A BRIEF HISTORY OF LITERARY TOURISM with Annalie Talent
What is it that makes us so interested in seeing where great literature began? This fascinating lecture takes us on a journey through the history of literary tourism in the UK. Beginning in Stratford in the 18th century with the cult of Shakespeare, we move north to Scotland and then end with the founding of museums dedicated to Wordsworth, the Brontes and Jane Austen.

Wednesday 25th May – THE ART OF THE CARTOONIST with Harry Venning
Harry has been a professional cartoonist for thirty years. He has provided cartoons to several high profile publications and others less well known. He will be tracing the history of his profession with examples from early practitioners like Cruikshank and Hogarth to more contemporary artists such as Giles and Schulz and will bring events right up to date with cartoons produced fresh on the page on this day!

Wednesday 22nd June – LAND OF THE MONKEY GOD – THE ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF SRI LANKA with Georgina Bexon
Georgina is an art historian specialising in South Asian art. Shrines, stupas, cave temples, colonial grandeur and modernist architecture – a look at the history of this beautiful island through its intriguing art and culture. This talk examines the fascinating story of Sri Lankan art and the original minds, talents and spirits that created this unique visual world.

Non-members are welcome to join us at a talk as a guest. No commitment, but a donation is appreciated.
Please contact: membership@theartssocietycranleigh.org
Registered Charity no. 1142228 www.theartssocietycranleigh.org

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Date:
26 April
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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