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Wednesday 11 December at 2.00 pm Lecturer Sally Dormer
Dr Sally Dormer is a specialist medieval art historian and lecturer, with an MA in Medieval Art History and a PhD on medieval manuscript illumination from the Courtauld Institute, University of London.
She is Dean of European studies, an under-
It was during the Middle Ages that many of the familiar images associated with the Christmas Story were devised and popularised including the stable in Bethlehem inhabited by the ox and the ass. What were the sources of these images? Are they always of biblical origin?
This lecture, illustrated by images taken from sources as diverse as illuminated manuscripts, church portals, liturgical vestments, stained glass windows and goldsmiths' work, will tell the stories surrounding Christ's birth and investigate the often-
Lectures are held at Winston Churchill Theatre, Pinn Way, Ruislip HA4 7QL. Special Interest Days are held at Uxbridge Golf Club, The Drive, Uxbridge UB10 8AQ. Non-
CHRISTMAS LECTURE AND LUNCH
Wednesday 5 December at 11.00 am Lecturer Charles Harris
Norman Rockwell’s Christmas Wish
CHRISTMAS DAY LECTURE & LUNCH The cost of the day, including 3 course lunch with coffee and glass of wine or soft drink, is £34. If you would like to take part please complete the form below and send, with cheque, made payable to:
The Arts Society Hillingdon, to Mrs. Pam Cook, 35 Woodhurst Drive, Denham, Middx UB9 SLL. 01895 833725. Pam’s mobile on the day 07762 822050 or Sylvia 07904 663996. Please advise dietary requests. Visitors welcome.
“Norman Rockwell’ s Christmas Wish”. The most beloved American illustrator of the 20th Century always portrayed life as he wished it would be. His idea of the ldeal Family Christmas is directly connected to Dickens and the English Yuletide Tradition. Lavishly illustrated with magical Rockwell moments and insights as to how he planned and created the images.
CHARLES HARRIS Focusing on the role of posters and poster artists in the history of advertising, this global-