April 2015

We’re pleased to announce, back by popular demand, a brand new series of Architecture for All! 

The next Architecture for All series focusses on Baroque architecture and will be led by art historian and TV presenter Dan Cruickshank, in three separate events. 

Tickets are £5 per adult or £3 for an ORNC Angel and includes a glass of wine or soft drink.

English Baroque 
Thursday 7 May, 18.30
Dan Cruickshank opens the season with a talk exploring the notion of the ‘English baroque’ and the work of those architects, including Nicholas Hawksmoor (1661-1736) and Thomas Archer (1668-1743), whose distinct, original and sometimes idiosyncratic creations are associated with this unique strand of European architecture. Tickets £5 and £3 for Angels. Glass of wine or soft drink included.

A Journey into Baroque
Thursday 28 May, 18.30
Dan Cruickshank, in conversation with special guests (to be announced), will take a fascinating voyage into baroque architecture, art and design and its modern legacy.  Tickets £5 and £3 for Angels. Glass of wine or soft drink included

La Belle et la Bête  
Thursday 25 June, 18.30
La Belle et la Bête (1946) is one of the great masterpieces of French cinema. Directed by Jean Cocteau and starring Jean Marais, it is a subtle and poetic retelling of the famous and much-loved tale written in 1757 by Madame Leprince de Beaumont. In love with the magical atmosphere of fairy stories, Cocteau sets the action against deliberately theatrical backdrops blending Baroque imagery and Neo-Romantic sentiment to create an unforgettable cinematic experience. This special screening (courtesy of the British Film Institute) will be introduced by the art historian and curator Stephen Calloway.

Many thanks to DBR and the BFI

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