The last lecture of the 2018-19 season will be held on 11 June 2019, at 11.00am in Easterbrook Hall. Coffee will be available from 10.30am.

The June Lecture is ‘Earthly Sciences of The Renaissance’:, and the lecturer is Andrew Spira

This lecture looks at the extraordinary progress made in the study of plants, animals, minerals and anatomy from the 14th to the 17th centuries.

Andrew is a Lecturer at Christie’s Education. Ex-curator at the V&A (British Galleries and Metalwork Department). Icon specialist at the Temple Gallery. Regular tour guide to Russia, Armenia, Georgia, Romania, Turkey, Crete.

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Additional copies of 50 Treasures of Dumfries and Galloway remain available for sale at £4.00 to members.

All members are respectfully asked if they would consider joining the committee as Membership Secretary as Pam has completed her term and she would like to handover to new

This months raffle is a book on Russian icons recently written by this months lecturer, Andrew Spira.

Despite the fact that Russian icons are among the most beautiful works of art in the world, they are still little understood. This excellent well illustrated book may help you understand the icons a little better.

The renewal form has been sent out to all members in a Doc format and as PDF attachment, if any member is having trouble downloading the message please let the desk know when you book in on Tuesday.


Mike Wortley