Each course provides an in-depth insight into how a certain century influenced both today’s society and the events of the time. Delve into a specific topic and analyse the effects the events surrounding it had on previous ideas and later trends. From great composers to the rise and fall of empires, discover the periods of history that have made us who we are today.
Course Date: Fri 12 Jan 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetHow did English poets respond to the spiritual, political and social upheaval that characterised this extraordinary entury? Among many others, we shall consider Donne’s anguish, Herbert’s devotion, Milton’s majesty, Rochester’s licentiousness and Dryden’s withering wit. Tutor: Peter Brennan.Full fee: £179.00Senior fee: £143.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Fri 13 Apr 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetJ S Bach's music, with its unity of freedom and fixity, stands at the peak of the baraque period and has been a constant source of inspiration for other composers. Explore Bach's life, works and rich legacy. No previous musical
knowledge necessary. [Note: No class session on 01 June 2018]. Tutor: Karen Betley.Full fee: £179.00Senior fee: £143.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Sat 16 Jun 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFull fee: £39.00Senior fee: £31.00Concession: £20.00