The Hanoverian succession of the British monarchy heralded a period of great political, economic, social and cultural change. Over the reign of five monarchs, and despite ultimately losing the American colonies, Britain expanded and consolidated its global reach through economic and military power. In addition, the Georgian period established an enduring sensibility in architecture, music, the visual arts which has not left us. The weekend will explore a myriad of themes that will paint a vivid picture of this most exciting and controversial epochs. All-comers welcome.