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April 2016

Tracing the origins of the British using genetics, linguistics and chroniclers

Fri 1 Apr 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 3 Apr 2016 @ 14:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£260.00

The origins of the British seem to have been securely laid out since Bede in AD 731, who described the coming of the Anglo-Saxons, and since Buchanan in AD 1582, who suggested that the early British were from Gaul, ultimately leading to the modern concept of an Iron Age 'Celtic' Britain. However, the traditional views are coming under scrutiny with the tools of DNA-based population genetics. This course will explain the basics of DNA analysis, describe current genetic and linguistic…

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A history of English furniture, 1500-1830

Sun 3 Apr 2016 @ 10:00 - 16:45
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£85.00

A history of English furniture from its beginnings in 1500 through to the beginning of the Victorian period using, as a framework, the woods principally utilised, and combining this with art and social history. The course will aim to provide an appreciation of English furniture, and there will be an opportunity to handle some items.

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English Gothic: 600 Years of a Style

Mon 4 Apr 2016 @ 15:00 - Thu 7 Apr 2016 @ 14:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£456.00

Gothic is the most perfect fusion of art and engineering that’s ever been devised: it looks good because it’s structurally sound! Twelfth century France made the breakthrough but such was Gothic’s flexibility that England soon developed its own version – flowery and wayward to start with, grand and dignified later on. The course will follow these winding evolutions and tie them into their historical background. When the Reformation hit Europe, the style went underground. But when it did re-emerge and…

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Flappers, Vamps & All That Jazz: The Roaring Twenties

Fri 8 Apr 2016 @ 17:00 - Sun 10 Apr 2016 @ 14:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£304.00

The 1920s were a time of great upheaval, as society was torn between a desire to return to the certainties of the past and rejection of the old certainties of the Edwardian era. The result was a creative tension that led to new developments in society, politics and the arts, including daring new plays, modern poetry, jazz, the golden age of detective fiction and the stories of P. G. Wodehouse. We shall explore the events, ideas and politics of this…

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Prehistoric Britain: an archaeological introduction

Fri 8 Apr 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 10 Apr 2016 @ 14:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£260.00

The course will look at all aspects of prehistoric development in Britain. We will explore topics such as Bronze Age burials, flint and metal implements, Stonehenge, megalithic burial mounds, stone circles, Iron Age hill forts and settlements, agriculture, fields and farming. We will discover how prehistoric societies developed from their early origins into the formalised tribal units which were seen by the Romans on the eve of the Roman invasion of AD 43.

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John of Gaunt

Fri 8 Apr 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 10 Apr 2016 @ 14:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£260.00

John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster (1340-99) is one of the most high-profile, and best-documented, English noblemen of the Middle Ages. This course will explore his life as a way into topics such as the Hundred Years War, the Great Revolt of 1381 (in which Gaunt was public enemy number one) and developments in the late-medieval church.

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Two Elizabeths – A Tale Across two Centuries

Fri 15 Apr 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:45
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£62.00

Our world today is defined by politics, people and personalities. It was so in the Tudor period in a redefined country forged by Elizabeth I and populated with adventurers and a generation of explorers. We look at the England re-shaped by Elizabeth I more than 450 years ago and examine the way it was changed for ever, seeking connections with the second Elizabethan age of today.

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Gold, Amber & Bronze: The Meaning of Objects

Fri 15 Apr 2016 @ 17:00 - Sun 17 Apr 2016 @ 14:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£324.00

When precious metals and materials are discovered, archaeologists have to interpret their meaning and context. This course focuses on the variety of Prehistoric objects that are found in funerary contexts, in hoards and isolated chance finds. It will explore how archaeologists explain and give meaning to objects. Do grave goods reflect a person’s status in life? Were hoards meant to be retrieved? These are some of the questions that will be raised throughout the course. The weekend includes a visit…

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Restoration to Revolution England 1660 – 1688

Fri 15 Apr 2016 @ 17:00 - Sun 17 Apr 2016 @ 14:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£304.00

After twenty years of civil war most people looked to a return to ‘normalcy’ after the Restoration of Charles II in May 1660, yet the ‘Restoration Settlement’ settled very little. This course will explore this exciting period in English history. We will consider such topics as the Popish Plot and the Exclusion Crisis, the emergence of Whigs and Tories, the fear of Louis XIV’s France and the fact that the heir, James, Duke of York, was a Roman Catholic.

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Britain & Ireland After The Romans

Fri 15 Apr 2016 @ 17:00 - Sun 17 Apr 2016 @ 14:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£304.00

What happened to Britain after the Romans left? Was there genocide, ethnic cleansing or cultural assimilation? ‘Britain and Ireland after the Romans’ will examine the tumultuous changes that occurred from the fifth century onwards that ultimately gave birth to the separate English and British speaking communities of Britain and Ireland.

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The USA – Founding a Nation

Fri 15 Apr 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 17 Apr 2016 @ 15:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£193.00

Standard Weekend Price: See aboveFrom the first settlers that moved from Asia to North America to the European colonists who followed in the steps of Columbus and the Pilgrim Fathers, this is the story of successive generations – of Indians and of families from Europe – forging a life on the wilds of the New Frontier. The story begins 25,000 years ago and ends with the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the first decades of a new adventure in…

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Ancient Egyptian Treasures in Oxford and Cambridge

Sat 16 Apr 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford and Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge house two of the finest collections of Egyptian antiquities in the UK. In this day course will explore a wealth of ancient Egyptian material, examining highlights of these two wonderful collections from the Predynastic Period (4th millennium BC) through to the Roman Period (2nd century AD). Outstanding pieces in terms of art, history and culture will include in Oxford: the giant decorated stone mace-heads of Egypt’s earliest kings Narmer and…

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How did Christianity begin? (online)

Mon 18 Apr 2016 @ 0:00 - Sun 5 Jun 2016 @ 0:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£235.00

The appearance of Christianity is one of the great events in world history but how should it be explained? This course will introduce the latest thinking by scholars in the field and is intended to help participants arrive at their own, informed, conclusions. Each unit will focus on a question key to making sense of the subject. These include: are ancient explanations of the origins of Christianity of any historical value? Did Jesus intend to found the new religion or…

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Gloriana: the life and times of Elizabeth I, 1533-1603 (online)

Mon 18 Apr 2016 @ 0:00 - Sun 5 Jun 2016 @ 0:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£235.00

She was called Gloriana! The Virgin Queen! Elizabeth created a propaganda image of herself embodying English victories and English power which has endured into the 21st century. But what was the reality of her reign? This course will seek to explore the life and times of this extraordinary woman and, in the process, uncover something of the truth behind the mask. We will explore such topics as her troubled and often dangerous youth, her policies as Queen where she was…

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Britain’s Industrial Heritage

Mon 18 Apr 2016 @ 15:00 - Thu 21 Apr 2016 @ 14:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£501.00

This course showcases aspects of Britain’s rich industrial heritage, from Cheshire to Aberdeen, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and the Isle of Man. Typical sites include textile mills, water and wind mills, railways, canals, mines, limekilns, cement works, breweries, maltings, salt works and ports, but often the smallest industries are the most fascinating. There is a field visit to local sites and the course concludes with a European viewpoint. All-comers welcome but please note we will be walking over rough and uneven ground…

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English medieval towns: Norwich, King’s Lynn, Canterbury and Cambridge

Fri 22 Apr 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 24 Apr 2016 @ 14:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£260.00

Four towns will be examined, all in Eastern England, each with a different story. Norwich was largely swept clear by the Normans in a dramatic exercise of royal authority. Canterbury evolved more slowly and came to be dominated by the Church and the Cult of Becket. King's Lynn was totally invented by the Normans, a planned town that became a flourishing port. Cambridge is that rarity, a town almost squeezed out of existence by the needs of education. There will…

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Divided kingdom: Social class and inequality in modern Britain

Fri 22 Apr 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 24 Apr 2016 @ 14:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£260.00

All complex societies are characterised by the unequal distribution of resources. In this course, we will take a fresh look at the extent to which Britain is united or divided in the early 21st century by exploring social class, ethnic and gender inequalities. We will consider definitions of social class and its impact on life chances, and will evaluate theories of inequality to explore the issue of social justice.

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The glory of Rome

Fri 22 Apr 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 24 Apr 2016 @ 14:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£260.00

Few nations left such a lasting legacy on our world as the Roman Empire. In this course we will analyse the legacy of Rome through its politics, laws, religions, military, engineering, and art and architecture. What are the crucial achievements of the Romans? How did the Romans innovate and which elements of the Roman world are still with us today?

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Reading prehistoric figurines

Sat 23 Apr 2016 @ 10:00 - 16:45
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£85.00

Prehistoric figurines elicit many reactions and emotions. They show the human body in a variety of fascinating ways and, in many ways, are the closest we can get to seeing prehistoric people. This visual tour of prehistoric figurines will explore their complex diversity and show how figurines played an active role in people's lives.

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Che Guevara

Sun 24 Apr 2016 @ 10:00 - 16:45
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£85.00

Ernesto 'Che' Guevara became a mythical figure during his lifetime. This course examines his career from the famous motorcycle journeys via his role in the Cuban Revolution to his death in Bolivia in 1967. It also explores his writings on revolution and guerrilla warfare and his influence on a generation of young Latin American revolutionaries in the 1960s.

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Film Legends: Marlon Brando & Marilyn Monroe

Fri 29 Apr 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 1 May 2016 @ 15:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£193.00

On this course we shall trace the careers of two screen legends. Brando (1924-2004) progressed from “rebel” in the ’50’s (“A Streetcar named Desire”, “On the Waterfront”) to international acclaim with “The Godfather”. Monroe (1926-1962) moved from model, through bit-player to sex symbol in “Gentlemen prefer Blondes” and “Some like it Hot” and to serious actress in “Bus Stop” and “The Misfits”. We shall also trace the fascinating private lives of these stars. The evidence and the performances will be…

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May 2016

Research at the museums

Tue 3 May 2016 @ 0:00 - Tue 31 May 2016 @ 0:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£150.00

Taking a behind-the-scenes tour of a different Cambridge museum each week, this course will explore how the collections housed across Cambridge are still being used in cutting-edge research. We will see that, far from being a record of past discoveries, Cambridge collections are still leading to surprising discoveries about the past, as well as helping us to tackle current urgent questions such as climate change and global food production.

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Early Christian ethics: slavery, sex and salvation

Thu 5 May 2016 @ 0:00 - Thu 2 Jun 2016 @ 0:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£150.00

Did the early Christians present an ethical challenge to the society of their day or leave it unchanged? Did they practise equality or provide a religious justification for patriarchy and slavery? Did they really turn the other cheek and share their possessions? What did their non-Christian contemporaries make of their behaviour? An introduction to current thinking about the controversial ethics of the first followers of Jesus.

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Strong-minded women: the 19th-century women’s rights movement

Fri 6 May 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 8 May 2016 @ 14:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£260.00

This weekend meet some strong-minded Victorian women to discover how their life's work, in a variety of spheres, changed public attitudes towards women and their role in society, influenced government policy and paved the way for winning the vote. Using biographical material and discussion groups we shall investigate how the women's rights movement worked alongside the suffrage movement.

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What’s New on the Internet for Family Historians?

Sat 7 May 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

Are you just using a few family history websites and not finding anything new? This course is your chance to widen your search and find out about the many new sites family historians can benefit from to further their research. Jane will present an up to the minute review of websites you can use both free of charge and through a subscription. This course is not suitable for beginners in Family History.

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News From the Fronts: Focus on the Battle of Jutland

Sat 7 May 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

While the Battle of Verdun ground on, the Allies built up resources for major offensives on the Eastern Front under General Brusilov and a coordinated Anglo-French offensive astride the River Somme. At sea the German High Seas Fleet sought a conclusive engagement in the North Sea. Thus came about ‘Der Tag’ - the culmination of the Dreadnought Arms Race – fought off Jutland on 31 May 1916.

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The Cambridge Five and the Soviet espionage offensive against Great Britain

Fri 13 May 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 15 May 2016 @ 14:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£260.00

Five of the most successful spies in history, the Cambridge Five, generate both interest and controversy. The Soviet intelligence offensive against Britain, however, was much greater. This course examines why, how and where Soviet espionage took place and looks at the true nature of Soviet espionage in Britain which operated across all classes and posed a significant threat to the security of this country.

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The Grand Tour

Fri 13 May 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 15 May 2016 @ 14:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£260.00

The Grand Tour was an artistic and cultural phenomenon of the 18th century. This course analyses its effect upon portraiture, landscape, architecture and the art of collecting. We will also focus on the significance of Italian culture to the Englishman abroad and the impact of his patronage upon artistic development in both Italy and England.

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A history of special education in England

Sun 15 May 2016 @ 10:00 - 16:45
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£85.00

Idiot, defective, educationally sub-normal, handicapped – the labels put on children with special needs have changed over the last 150 years, but is it really a story of progress? You can judge for yourself as you explore behind the walls of the forgotten schools to which these forgotten children were consigned.

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Urban experience, its history and its prospects

Fri 20 May 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 22 May 2016 @ 14:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£260.00

Over half of the world's population now lives in towns and cities, and urbanisation is accelerating. Has 8,000 years been enough for the species to adapt to high density and low certainty? Do cities produce distinct types of community? With cases ranging from ancient Sumer and Rome to Mexico City and Hong Kong today, we shall assess the implications for our future.

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The Egyptian Tomb: Doorway to the Afterlife

Fri 27 May 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 29 May 2016 @ 15:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£193.00

The ancient Egyptians believed that the first doorway to the Afterlife was the doorway of the tomb itself. This Course will look at the development of the Egyptian tomb from the Mastabas of the Old Kingdom, through the rock cut tombs of the New Kingdom, to the tombs of the Graeco-Roman period. The architectural development of the tomb will be considered in the light of changing religious beliefs, and we will look at the artwork the Egyptians considered essential to…

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The fall of the Roman Empire (online)

Mon 30 May 2016 @ 0:00 - Sun 17 Jul 2016 @ 0:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£235.00

What killed the Roman Empire in the West? Here we investigate the suspects, from crop failure to barbarian invaders, to discover what destroyed antiquity's greatest civilization. This course introduces one of the most fascinating periods in history and examines the controversies surrounding events which still affect our world today.

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June 2016

Family History Research Day: Using Dillington’s Computers or Your Own Laptop

Wed 1 Jun 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

If you have hit a brick wall in your family history research or simply need a few pointers in the right direction, this one day workshop will provide you with the opportunity to come along and carry out your own research, whilst receiving guidance and advice from the tutor. A computer will be provided or you are welcome to bring your own laptop. Numbers are limited to ensure that there is plenty of time for each student to be given…

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The Roman Army in the West Country

Wed 1 Jun 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

During this day course we will examine why the Roman Army was deployed to the West Country, the role, tactics and distribution of Roman forts, and the different types of Roman soldiers and their equipment. The tutor will bring a range of equipment that is representative of archaeological artefacts found in the West Country including copies of helmets, body armour, weapons and a range of other kit such as clothing, boots, pottery, glassware, a shield, a mess tin and a…

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Discovering English Cathedrals

Mon 6 Jun 2016 @ 12:00 - Wed 8 Jun 2016 @ 15:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£204.00

This introductory course explores the history, architecture and furnishing of Anglican Cathedrals in England. We start by looking at the ways in which cathedrals work and how they differ from parish churches. From the earliest monastic cathedrals to the more recently upgraded parish churches we will look at each one to identify its unique features. It will be a richly illustrated classroom-based course. *There will be a supplement of £35pp for the cost of transport and the 'special' entrance fees.

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Survival and revival: the country house in the 20th century

Fri 24 Jun 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 26 Jun 2016 @ 14:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£260.00

Country houses rank among our most visited heritage sites, protected by legislation and public demand, yet many houses have been demolished and their collections continue to be sold. This course will question whether the 20th century was one of doom and gloom or one in which country house owners adapted to survive. Key areas to be considered are Country Life magazine, the National Trust, and exhibitions such as The Destruction of the Country House.

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Behind the Iron Curtain

Fri 24 Jun 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 26 Jun 2016 @ 15:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£193.00

The Cold War division of Europe seemed for many years to be a permanent situation,  but in the 1980s, a series of remarkable events took place that left each of the formerly communist Eastern European countries moving towards multiparty democracy.  This course looks at the history of the Warsaw pact countries, often viewed in the West as a monolithic block that the Soviet Union had re-created in its own image.  In the 1980s, the cracks became more obvious and a…

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News from the Fronts: The Kitchener Divisions and the Battle of the Somme

Tue 28 Jun 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

From Spring 1916 onwards against the backdrop of the battle of Verdun - ‘the Meatgrinder on the Meuse’- Kitchener’s New Army divisions were arriving in France for the Anglo-French offensive on the River Somme. Hopes were high for a break through the German defences. The course will consider in detail the preparations for the battle and how it developed over the summer months.

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The Making of a Myth: King Arthur, Joseph of Arimathea & Glastonbury

Wed 29 Jun 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

An exploration of the origins of the legends about "the matter of Britain" -the collection of medieval myths and legends associated with King Arthur and the origins of Christianity in Britain, some of which are associated with the west country. We look at any historical foundation of such myths together with their development and elaboration over the centuries.

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July 2016

Eminent Edwardians

Fri 1 Jul 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 3 Jul 2016 @ 14:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£260.00

This course will consider the lives and achievements of some of the principal figures of Edward VII's reign - including the King himself. As the title suggests, a Lytton Strachey-type biographical approach to the understanding of the period will be our starting point, but the course will go beyond this to discuss groups such as the plutocrats, the 'souls' and the newly-emergent leaders of Labour.

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The building stones of Cambridge

Sun 3 Jul 2016 @ 10:00 - 16:45
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£85.00

In the first part of this course you will learn how rocks are formed and how the different processes involved produce rocks with widely different appearances and properties. This variety makes different rocks suitable for different aspects of building construction. During the second part we will we a walk around Cambridge city centre looking at all the different uses of stone.

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The Georgians

Mon 4 Jul 2016 @ 12:00 - Wed 6 Jul 2016 @ 15:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£204.00

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…

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The Making of England: Alfred the Great & The House of Wessex

Mon 4 Jul 2016 @ 15:00 - Thu 7 Jul 2016 @ 14:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£501.00

From the reign of King Egbert in the early ninth century, Wessex slowly emerged as the dominant kingdom in Anglo-Saxon England. Egbert’s direct descendant, Alfred the Great, saved Wessex from Viking attack and invasion and through far-sighted reforms provided his descendants with a foundation from which England would be unified. With reference to sources of the period, we will look at the achievements of the House of Wessex and the society and culture of Anglo-Saxon England which emerged. The course…

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Migration – Where did West Country People Go? The Untold Story

Tue 5 Jul 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

A chance to look at the untold story of migration from the West Country all over the world. Early Migration in the 1600s to the New World, the rush for land in America during the 1800s, new life in Australia and New Zealand and not forgetting movement to other parts of the United Kingdom. Ideal for people with a general interest in local history and history in general, putting migration from the West Country up there with the exodus of…

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An Historical Perspective on Elementary Mathematics

Wed 6 Jul 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

This course will look at some historical developments in Number, Algebra and Geometry, especially topics encountered in school. This will involve exploring some other number systems, explaining the purpose and use of algebra and discovering some important results in geometry. There will be opportunities, but no compulsion, to ‘play’ with the ideas and try some mathematical investigating. All-comers welcome and No tests!

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The Life and Times of Handel

Wed 6 Jul 2016 @ 12:00 - Fri 8 Jul 2016 @ 15:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£204.00

There is a lot more to Handel than his justly celebrated oratorio Messiah or The Water Music.  This short course will examine his life, time and achievement.  Lavishly illustrated with images, music and anecdotes, we will explore the whole range of his output and demonstrate his complete mastery and genius.  Importantly, we will see that life as a jobbing composer was not as secure or assured as we might assume from his present-day reputation.  The business of music-making in Georgian…

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At the Edge of History

Thu 7 Jul 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

History is said to have begun with Herodotus, who along with Homer and Hesiod gave the Classical world its past. But archaeology has revealed earlier civilisations, among them the first historians: the Hittites. This day investigates the legacy of this Late Bronze Age people, their culture and their writings. Annals, letters, treaties and prayers will be looked at along with the people who wrote them.

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Extinctions: crises in the history of life

Fri 8 Jul 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 10 Jul 2016 @ 14:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£260.00

A wide-ranging introduction to extinction and its place in the history of life. Did a meteorite really kill off the dinosaurs? Whatever happened to groups such as trilobites, ammonites and mammoths? Is survival simply a matter of chance? This course gives an up-to-date review of extinction controversies, with a field trip to collect fossils of extinct species. No previous geological knowledge is required.

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Industrial Heritage Around Dillington & Dorset

Sun 10 Jul 2016 @ 15:00 - Wed 13 Jul 2016 @ 14:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£531.00

This year’s course contrasts the Dillington area with Purbeck in Dorset. Together with lectures, there are two field visits, locally to the Fleet Air Arm Museum’s reserve collection, Ilchester bridges, Dawe’s twine works and the Ham Hill quarries. We stray into distant Purbeck where ball clay workings, tramways, railways and limekilns survive within spectacular scenery. No previous knowledge needed and all-comers welcome but please note there will be some walking over rough and uneven ground during our visits.

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Religion in Roman Britain

Mon 11 Jul 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

Tolerant Roman attitudes to religion ensured that native shrines and practices survived, and often flourished, in Roman Britain. Much of our knowledge of native deities comes from Roman inscriptions; to these can be added the eastern ‘Mystery religions’, closed sects with notions of salvation. This day course will look at the range of evidence, both archaeological and literary, for Romano–British religion. All-comers welcome.

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The History of Classical Music in London

Mon 11 Jul 2016 @ 12:00 - Fri 15 Jul 2016 @ 15:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£359.00

Over the centuries London developed into a major centre for musical culture, drawing into it composers and performers from every branch of the arts.  This course will follow the story of our amazing capital city from the years of the middle-ages through to the twentieth century. On the way we will look at some of the major buildings and institutions which helped to build London’s musical heritage – Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s Cathedral et al. as well as the wonderful…

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“No Man is an Island Entire & Complete of Itself…”(John Donne)

Tue 12 Jul 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

Mass migrations have taken place across the world since recorded history began: initially people were seeking land to settle in but in modern history, by those fleeing persecution and violence, searching for safety and freedom. This course will explore the complex causes of these great migrations and the impact on the countries who offer them hospitality. There are economical and psychological consequences as well as an enrichment of our own society. Discussion of the issues will be an important part…

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August 2016

Moving heaven and earth: Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown 1716 – 2016

Fri 5 Aug 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 7 Aug 2016 @ 14:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£300.00

2016 marks the tercentenary of the birth of 'Capability' Brown, England's Shakespeare of Gardening. The setting of Madingley Hall illustrates just one of his earth-moving projects. His inspirations as well as his engineering, hydraulic, architectural and artistic skills will be analysed through his major works. And still capable? This weekend conference will explore his ongoing relevance to landscape and water management.

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The United States – Forging a Nation

Fri 5 Aug 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 7 Aug 2016 @ 15:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£193.00

With Independence in 1776, the American colonies became a separate country with a shaky start and near bankruptcy. As Spain and France withdrew their interests a new nation began to find its feet. Yet just 85 years after the United States became a country it was torn apart by a Civil War. This course tracks events which, through pain and adversity, forged a cohesive nation of very different people brought together in a unified purpose.

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Private Houses & Gardens of Devon, Somerset & Dorset

Mon 8 Aug 2016 @ 9:00 - Fri 12 Aug 2016 @ 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£790.00

Despite the large number of Houses and Gardens, which open their doors to the public (over 1500 in the UK), there are over twice this number, which are rarely, if ever, open to the general public. As with last year’s programme, which was dedicated solely to the private houses and gardens of Devon, this year sees a number of houses from both Somerset and Dorset, being added to a further group from Devon. Over five days we will visit a…

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The Georgians – Their Art, Architecture & Entertainment

Mon 8 Aug 2016 @ 9:00 - Tue 9 Aug 2016 @ 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£100.00

Everybody knows something about the Georgians but not everyone knows how foundational the period remains to our own time and culture. The Hanoverian succession was not easy although once established it created an enduring dynasty. This two-day course will explore the architecture, the society, briefly the politics, the art, literature and the music. We will learn how the Grand Tour informed taste - or didn’t, as the case maybe. We will appreciate how our economy grew and how we learnt…

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Viva España

Mon 8 Aug 2016 @ 9:00 - Fri 12 Aug 2016 @ 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£790.00

A mini festival of individual subjects celebrating the vibrancy of Spanish history and culture. All complete in themselves but amounting to a week discussing and revelling in all things Spanish. Topics during the week range from art, music, literature, politics and history. Further detail for each day is shown under the Day Courses section.

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Cervantes & Don Quixote

Tue 9 Aug 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

2016 is the quatercentenary of the death of Spain’s greatest writer. It is remarkable that Cervantes’ literary creation has endured across the centuries and throughout the world. We will explore the author’s life and times and examine the various themes of the novel. We will also consider the representation of the story in music and art.

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The Rise & Fall of Facism in Spain & Portugal

Wed 10 Aug 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

The illegal uprising by the army against the elected governments and the bloody civil war that followed was a prelude to World War II. Remarkably, when racism was defeated elsewhere, the right-wing dictatorships endured in Spain and Portugal. With Europe developing new economies and institutions it was inevitable that the end would come. When it did, Spain transformed itself into an amazingly vibrant and confident democracy. The story in Portugal is similar. This day course will explore the history, issues…

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The Fiestas of Spain

Thu 11 Aug 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

To many Spain is synonymous with fiestas and no one celebrates better than the Spanish! Through music, video and images we look at some of the great religious, historic and culinary fiestas that define this diverse and utterly captivating country. To understand the fiestas is to understand the people.

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The War of the Roses

Thu 11 Aug 2016 @ 9:00 - Fri 12 Aug 2016 @ 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£100.00

Great buildings, growing prosperity, and a nasty taste for violence – that’s the paradox of fifteenth century England. Lost confidence in King Henry VI, and an ill-advised challenge from his cousin Richard of York, then terrible consequences including the deaths of both men. We will take a fresh view of the conflict, from its inception to the showdown at Tewkesbury (1471).

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Norway: Art, History & Culture

Mon 15 Aug 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

We look at the history of Norway from the days of the Vikings onwards, including its fight for independence and the ‘Heroes of Telemark’ in WW2. Inspirational pictures of the mountains and fjords will be supplemented by art that reflected Norway’s growing Nationalism in the nineteenth-century, not forgetting Edvard Munch. We will also look at British travellers’ adventures in Norway, and music will be supplied by the sublime Edvard Grieg.

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A Nordic Adventure – The Art, History & Culture of Scandinavia

Mon 15 Aug 2016 @ 9:00 - Fri 19 Aug 2016 @ 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£790.00

Five day courses, all complete in themselves, but amounting to a week exploring the broader group of countries collectively known as the Nordic Nations: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. Each day we will examine the art, history and culture of each of these countries and on we will delve into Nordic Noir and Nordic Film. We will listen to the rich musical heritage of these lands, look at food, photographs and travelogues, and discover why all things Nordic are…

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Sweden: Art, History & Culture

Tue 16 Aug 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

We examine Sweden’s place in the history of Scandinavia, involving unions with Finland and Norway, and battles with Denmark and Russia. Art will feature many fine landscapes and the portraits and nudes of Anders Zorn. More recent Sweden will include the Moomins and the Ikea phenomenon, and music will feature Swedish Rhapsody by Hugo Alfvén. We also consider the works of playwright August Strindberg.

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Spanish Cinema: The 1980s

Wed 17 Aug 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

The 1980s were a fascinating decade for Spain. Franco was dead, the repressive regime had been dismantled and for the first time in its history, Spain breathed a climate of artistic freedom. In the cinema, the 80s were a decade of dramatic change. The 'New Cinema' was led by the iconoclastic Pedro Almodovar and for the first time the cinema could relate truthfully the story of the Spanish Civil Way, José Luis Garci won an Oscar and filmmakers from the…

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Denmark: Art, History & Culture

Wed 17 Aug 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

We look at Denmark’s proud history, and the way that its empire shrank over the centuries, including its naval battles with Britain. Art will include Denmark’s ‘Golden Age’ from the early 19th century, and the paintings of two great women artists, Bertha Wegmann and Anna Ancher, as well as the brilliant P. S. Krøyer. Music will feature the cello concerto of Franz Neruda. Plus Hans Christian Andersen and Lego!

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Finland & Iceland: Art, History & Culture

Thu 18 Aug 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

We will discuss Finland’s battles with Russia, and the Kalevala, a 19th-century epic poem of myth and legend. Sibelius will supply haunting music and there is striking art from Albert Edelfelt, Gallen-Kallela and Hugo Simberg. In Iceland we will look at the world’s oldest parliament, its volcanoes and geysers, the music of Sigur Ros and the art of Thorláksson and Jonssón. Also, the Cod War and the recent economic upheaval.

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Nordic Noir & Nordic Film

Fri 19 Aug 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

Scandinavia has been a great recent international hit in terms of both its influential films and its crime literature. We will look at such successful films as Together (Sweden), Trollhunter (Norway), and Oscar winners Babette’s Feast (Denmark) and The Man without a Past (Finland). Our dip into literature will include Stieg Larsson (Girl with a Dragon Tattoo), Henning Mankell (Wallander) and the TV dramatizations Borgen and The Killing.

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The Edge of History – Hitittes

Fri 19 Aug 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:45
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£62.00

Who was the great power of ancient Anatolia during Homer’s ‘Tale of Troy’?  Who was the cultural medium through which Hesiod created his pantheon of gods and goddesses?  Who created annals and the record of heroic deeds of their kings?  Over these sessions we discover the Hittites, their culture, their history and their influence forgotten in time but for a few scraps of obscure references until their true rediscovery in the early 20th century.

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Edge of Empire: Cultures Contemporary to the Hititte Great Kingdom

Fri 19 Aug 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 21 Aug 2016 @ 15:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£193.00

Cultures contemporary with and adjacent to the Hittite Great Kingdom (1650–1190 BC) will be explored and explained with reference to contemporary documents, artefacts and the latest theories.  Informative comprehensive handouts will be provided.  This is a fascinating formative period, and will be studied in a way that is both entertaining and interesting.  Come along to enjoy and learn.  Previous course handouts can be accessed through Knuston’s Facebook page.

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Edward I & Queen Eleanor

Wed 31 Aug 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£50.00

King Edward I (1272-1307) is best remembered for his Welsh and Scottish wars, and his great series of castles around Snowdonia. Less well known, but more significant, were his promotion of law, parliament and currency reform, as well as his patronage of the arts. His wife, Eleanor of Castile was less well known, and this day course will try to give a picture of their lives. All-comers welcome.

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September 2016

“Globe to Globe”: Shakespeare in Music

Fri 2 Sep 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 4 Sep 2016 @ 15:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£193.00

The affect of Shakespeare’s plays on the history of music is immense but it is an area which has been rather neglected over the years.  This course (followed by a further course 3-5 February 2017) will follow the history of the plays and their associated music over some 400 years, from their original staging up to the re-building of the Globe theatre at the end of the 20th century.  This first course will cover the 17th and 18th centuries which…

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Ancient Rome: the city, society and infrastructure (online)

Mon 12 Sep 2016 @ 0:00 - Sun 30 Oct 2016 @ 0:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£240.00

This course describes ancient Rome as the Romans saw it - not as stone ruins, but as a vibrant, living city. We see how the people of the largest metropolis on the planet in AD 200 were fed, governed and entertained; who the ancient Romans were and how they lived.

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The early Tudors, 1485-1558 (online)

Mon 12 Sep 2016 @ 0:00 - Sun 30 Oct 2016 @ 0:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£240.00

The Tudor dynasty, which ruled between 1485 and 1603, transformed England and monarchs such as Henry VIII are larger-than-life figures who are instantly recognizable. But where did the Tudors come from and why were they so successful? This online course will examine the first four Tudor monarchs, we will begin with Henry Tudor's victory at Bosworth, before moving on to examine the complex and often violent history of the English Reformation under Henry, Edward VI and Mary.

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Shakespeare 400

Mon 12 Sep 2016 @ 15:00 - Thu 15 Sep 2016 @ 14:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£461.00

2016 marks the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and as part of the celebrations during this short course we are hoping to include a visit to Stratford to watch the magnificent Sir Antony Sher in his performance of King Lear (*see below). The course is designed to engage with some of the key issues surrounding Shakespeare; the authorship controversy; the history of the theatres in Stratford-upon-Avon; consideration of the plays in performance and a look at Shakespeare’s enduring cultural legacy. …

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News From the Fronts: August – September 1916

Tue 13 Sep 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
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£50.00

This standalone day course is one of a rolling series covering the centenary of events as they occurred during the Great War. The approach taken is broader than the conventional narrative treatment. Each course starts with a strategic overview of events across all Theatres of the war thus highlighting the immediate problems confronting the leadership of the major belligerents. Thereafter the courses will consider the prosecution of on-going operations. This course focuses on the concurrent Battles of Verdun, The Somme…

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Rameses the Great: An Egyptian Superman

Sat 24 Sep 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:45
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£62.00

Everything about Ramses II was great. His reign was the longest of any pharaoh, his building works were the most colossal, his military successes were outstanding, his children numbered over one hundred and his self-praise was unlimited. His reign ushered in the height of Egyptian power in the region with Ramses crushing any foreign opposition and promoting his deeds shamelessly on every great monument he erected. It is also the period of magnificent works of architecture like the Temple to…

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October 2016

The medieval village landscape, 1000-1500AD (online)

Mon 24 Oct 2016 @ 0:00 - Sun 11 Dec 2016 @ 0:00
Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall,
Madingley, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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£240.00

This interactive, practical course introduces participants to the 'grammar' of the medieval landscape. It explains how visitors to villages can use evidence from the landscape around them - roads and hedges, buildings and greens - as well as from maps and other sources, to unravel the origins of many settlements. No background knowledge of medieval village landscape is assumed, and so the course is open to anyone who has an interest in understanding their local landscape. Many of the approaches…

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November 2016

Films History Mr Chips – The Life and Films of Robert Donat

Mon 7 Nov 2016 @ 9:00 - Fri 11 Nov 2016 @ 13:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£340.00

Films History Mr Chips – The Life and Films of Robert Donat

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December 2016

Russian Christmas & New Year Traditions

Thu 8 Dec 2016 @ 9:15 - 21:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£23.95

Russian Christmas & New Year Traditions

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Russian Culture explored

Fri 9 Dec 2016 @ 9:00 - Sun 11 Dec 2016 @ 15:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£198.00

Russian Culture explored

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Lunch Talk – “A War Time Christmas”

Fri 16 Dec 2016 @ 10:30 - 14:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£14.95

Lunch Talk - "A War Time Christmas"

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History of Panto

Sat 17 Dec 2016 @ 11:45 - 14:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£14.95

History of Panto

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Dinner Talk – “A War Time Christmas”

Sat 17 Dec 2016 @ 11:45 - 21:45
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£23.95

Dinner Talk - "A War Time Christmas"

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January 2017

The Life of Alastair Sim

Thu 12 Jan 2017 @ 9:15 - 21:45
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£23.95

The Life of Alastair Sim

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Hollywood Musicals

Fri 13 Jan 2017 @ 19:00 - Sun 15 Jan 2017 @ 15:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£198.00

Hollywood Musicals

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Egypt’s Golden Age: the Reign of Amenhotep III

Sat 14 Jan 2017 @ 11:45 - 16:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£62

Egypt’s Golden Age: the Reign of Amenhotep III

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Brexit 410 AD – Britain Breaks from Rome

Fri 20 Jan 2017 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£62

Brexit 410 AD – Britain Breaks from Rome

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The Rise and Fall of Periclean Athens

Fri 20 Jan 2017 @ 19:00 - Sun 22 Jan 2017 @ 15:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
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£198.00

The Rise and Fall of Periclean Athens

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February 2017

I am Legend

Thu 2 Feb 2017 @ 19:00 - Sun 5 Feb 2017 @ 19:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£14.95

I am Legend

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Shakespeare in Music

Fri 3 Feb 2017 @ 9:00 - Sun 5 Feb 2017 @ 15:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£14.95

Shakespeare in Music

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Nothing Like A Dame

Fri 3 Feb 2017 @ 19:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£14.95

Nothing Like A Dame

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The Social History of 19th Century France

Fri 24 Feb 2017 @ 9:00 - Sun 26 Feb 2017 @ 15:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£198

The Social History of 19th Century France

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March 2017

Shakespeare in Music

Thu 2 Mar 2017 @ 9:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£14.95

Shakespeare in Music

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The Amarna Letters

Fri 3 Mar 2017 @ 19:00 - Sun 5 Mar 2017 @ 15:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£14.95

The Amarna Letters

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Film History Forgotten British Studios – and their Films

Mon 13 Mar 2017 @ 12:00 - Fri 17 Mar 2017 @ 12:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£198

Film History Forgotten British Studios – and their Films

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The Georgians

Mon 27 Mar 2017 @ 12:00 - Wed 29 Mar 2017 @ 12:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£14.95

The Georgians

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Victorian Gardening

Wed 29 Mar 2017 @ 11:45 - Fri 31 Mar 2017 @ 12:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£204

Victorian Gardening

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Joseph Paxton

Fri 31 Mar 2017 @ 19:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£14.95

Joseph Paxton

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