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05 December 2018The Punch and Judy Show: A Subversive Symbol from Commedia Dell’Arte to the Present Day
07 November 2018Basingstoke and its Contribution to World Culture
03 October 2018The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale
05 September 2018The Mona Lisa Mystery: the mystic surrounding the theft of Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece in 1911. AT WEST DEAN COLLEGE - MEMBERS ONLY!
04 July 2018Great Lengths: the art and architecture of historic swimming pools and lidos.
06 June 2018The Hitler Emigrés: Their impact on British cultural and artistic life
02 May 2018The Scoliotic Knight: Reconstructing the real Richard III.
04 April 2018Eric Ravilious and the Lure of the Everyday
07 March 2018Art and Culture of fin-de-siècle Vienna
07 February 2018The Golden Age of Spanish Painting (1560 – 1660).
06 December 2017The Depiction of the Nativity in Art from Giotto to Stanley Spencer. Clare Ford-Wille
01 November 2017Theatrical Personalities of the 20th Century: Evans, Gielgud, Richardson, Olivier and Ashcroft
04 October 2017The Power of Jewellery: adornment and ritual from prehistory to the present
06 September 2017Armenian Culture and Monuments
05 July 2017The Glories of English Watercolours
07 June 2017The Elizabethan Country House: its architecture and contents
03 May 2017Landscape into Art: Andy Goldsworthy, Richard Long and David Nash
05 April 2017Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes

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The Punch and Judy Show: A Subversive Symbol from Commedia Dell’Arte to the Present Day Bertie Pearce Wednesday 05 December 2018

A light-hearted, yet educational look at the beloved tradition of the Punch and Judy show, a favourite Christmas entertainment for centuries, presented by the ever-popular magician Bertie Pearce, Member of the Inner Magic Circle.