Thursday, 5 January 2017

Brighton, Sussex - Adult Education Courses, Poetry Readings 



For Adult Education Classes, Courses, Saturdays, Dayschools -
and more in Brighton 

Al further information, dates, venues, fees-
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Modern British History
Social and Cultural History
Art History
Cinema
Literature
Fashion History
Brighton, Sussex, History

Stuarts * Georgians * Regency * Victorians * Edwardians * Between the Wars * Modernism * Art Deco * Cinema * Local History * Novels and History * Film History * Art and History * History of Fashion * Wartime WWI & II * Christmas Customs * Death & Mourning * History in Literature * 

2017/18 courses are taught in Brighton at Greater Brighton Metropolitan College MET (formerly City College), Whitehawk Community Centre, Varndean College, Holy Trinity Church Hall (Woodingdean) and Preston Manor (Preston Park)

2017/18

AUTUMN 2017

Conflict and revolution: The Stuart Age 1603-1702
Cinema and Society 1896-1960
The Novel as Social History: 20th Century Women Writers
Late Victorian Britain 1875-1902
Culture and Society Between the Wars 1918-1939
The Edwardians (1900-1910)
Single Saturdays:
Looking at Art as Social History: Victorian Narrative Painting
An Edwardian Christmas
A Sussex Christmas: customs, myths and legends of winter in the festive season

SPRING 2018

Eighteenth-Century England from Anne to George II (1702-1760)
Making Waves: the development of Brighton - a unique resort
The Novel as Social History: Comparing 20th Century Male and Female Novelists
In the Shadow of the Century: Life and Leisure 1900-1914
Single Saturdays:
Victorian Rituals of Death and Mourning
"Beautiful and Useful" Victorian Arts and Crafts
Space, Light and Speed: Art Deco and Modernism 1918-1939

SUMMER 2018

Innovation and Experiment: Georgian England 1760-1800
From Page to Screen: the film of the novel
Summer Reading: Books, books and more books!
Summer in the City: exploring Brighton's unique history 
(2 classroom sessions and 3 Brighton Field trips)


The Grange Rottingdean
SEA PICTURES
Readings to accompany Mike Bensleys exhibition of marine paintings. He will be giving a short talk before the readings.
Saturday 29 July 2-3pm  
Read by Anita Gilson and Sarah Tobias
Refreshments and cream teas will be available outside in the Grange Gardens or the Barn
Admission to the readings £4 refreshments paid separately

KIPLINGS POEMS
Amusing and entertaining 
read by Sarah Tobias and Anita Gilson
Sunday August date tba 2-3pm
Refreshments and cream teas will be available outside in the Grange Gardens or the Barn
Admission to the readings £4 refreshments paid separately

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Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Adult Education - Brighton





For Adult Education Classes, Courses, Saturdays, Dayschools -
and more in Brighton 

Al further information, dates, venues, fees-
follow link: 

Modern British History
Social and Cultural History
Art History
Cinema
Literature
Fashion History
Brighton, Sussex, History

Victorians * Edwardians * Between the Wars * Modernism * Art Deco * Cinema * Local History * Novels and History * Film History * Art & History * History of Fashion * Wartime * Christmas Customs * Death & Mourning * History in Literature * 

2016-17

Autumn 2016
Culture and Society Between-the-Wars 1918-1939
The Novel as Social History 6: Comparing fact and fiction 1900-1959
The Homefront in Wartime WWI & WWII
Winter Customs and Christmas Traditions: A fascinating history of the festive season 

2017 (Spring)
The Novel as Social History 7: Comparing cultures
The Film of the Novel 2:  1950s & 1960s
The Interwar Years: Twenties and Thirties Britain 1920-1940
Post-war Britain 1939-1969
"This is where we came in": Cinema 1930s-1950s

2017 (Summer)
1940s and the Homefront in Wartime
Art Deco, Modernism and the 'Jazz Age' 1918-1939
The Novel as Social History 8: Summer Reading
Summer in the City: Exploring Brighton's Rich History 
(2 classroom sessions and 3 Brighton field trips)


Follow link for all further information on courses, classes, talks, dates, venues & fees:

Sunday, 11 August 2013


For Adult Education Classes, Courses, Saturdays, Single
 Days, Workshops, field trips and more in Brighton, Portslade & Rottingdean 

follow link:


Modern British History
Social and Cultural History
Art History
Cinema
Literature
Fashion History

Victorians * Edwardians * Between the Wars * Modernism * Art Deco * 
Cinema * Local History * Novels and History * Art & History * 
History of Fashion * Wartime * Christmas Customs * 
Death & Mourning * History in Literature * 

2013-14
Art Deco and Modernism - Design in the early 20th Century
Art Deco, Modernism and the Jazz Age
Culture and Society in Late Victorian Britain (1865-1895) (Autumn 2013)
Arts,Culture & Society - Late Victorian Britain 1865-1895 (Spring 2014)
Illusion and Reality - late Victorian Britain 1865-1895 (Summer 2014)
The Edwardians
Flea-pits and Picture-palaces - a history of film and cinema
Life Between the Wars (1918-1939)
The Magic of Christmas - History of Festive and Seasonal Traditions
Preston to Portslade - A short history of Brighton, Hove & Portslade
The Novel as Social History
Women, Wartime and the Homefront 1914-1918 (running 2014)

Dido's Lament: Victorian Death & Mourning
A film followed by discussion - premièred at a venue to be announced 
and at Preston Manor, Brighton 29 September 2013


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