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  • British Superstitions – Animals

    Most people are familiar with the belief that black cats bring good luck and three ravens together is considered bad luck. Within this course you will investigate the development of superstitions and the history and myths behind them.

    Full Fee: £30.00
    60+ Fee: £23.00
    Concessionary Fee: £15.00

  • British Superstitions – Ladders & Mirrors

    Have you ever wondered why you get seven years bad luck if you break a mirror or why you shouldn’t walk under ladders? Within this course, you will look at objects and superstitions along with the history and myth associated with the items.

    Full Fee: £30.00
    60+ Fee: £23.00
    Concessionary Fee: £15.00

  • Crime & Punishment Through the Ages – Part 1

    You will look at crime and punishment during the Roman Republic and Empire, including the types of ‘law enforcement’ available. Who were the City Watch and how did Rome punish the Vestal Virgins?

    Full Fee: £75.00
    60+ Fee: £56.00
    Concessionary Fee: £38.00

  • Crime & Punishment Through the Ages – Part 2

    The Stuart/Georgian period will allow you to investigate the idea of crime and punishment in societies developing humanitarian ideals. How the law affected men and women alongside different areas of society will also be discussed.

    Full Fee: £75.00
    60+ Fee: £56.00
    Concessionary Fee: £38.00

  • Crime & Punishment Through the Ages – Part 3

    Looking at crime and punishment in the 20th century will allow you to discuss changes to punishments and the changes experienced in the idea and role of law enforcement. Have changes in technology helped or hindered the prosecution of crime?

    Full Fee: £75.00
    60+ Fee: £56.00
    Concessionary Fee: £38.00

  • Elizabeth I’s England – Rebellion

    In learning about rebellion in Elizabethan England, you will look at the role of Mary Queen of Scots, and the roles of other key figures who exploited the rebellious events. Although each part can be taken individually, several topics will be common to all.

    Full Fee: £90.00
    60+ Fee: £68.00
    Concessionary Fee: £45.00

  • Elizabeth I’s England – Religion

    You will look at the role of religion in the British Isles and parts of Europe in relation to Elizabeth. Although each part can be taken individually, several topics will be common to all.

    Full Fee: £90.00
    60+ Fee: £68.00
    Concessionary Fee: £45.00

  • Erotica

    This short course will introduce you to the history of erotica. You will look at periods of history from Ancient Rome and Greece through to the internet age. You will be able to explore the reasons for particular representations and how these were interpreted by society at large. During trips to London, you will be able to explore these differences and discuss the development of each form. Topics will also include the laws governing this form of expression and how groups have campaigned for and against this freedom of expression. The course includes two trips to the National Gallery. Costs of travel and entrance fees are not included in the course fees.

    Full Fee: £180.00
    60+ Fee: £135.00
    Concessionary Fee: £90.00

  • Female Leaders – Boudicca

    These short courses will provide you with an opportunity to visit female leaders through history. You will look briefly at how the roles and perception of women have changed.

    Full Fee: £30.00
    60+ Fee: £23.00
    Concessionary Fee: £15.00

  • Female Leaders – Catherine de’ Medici

    These short courses will provide you with an opportunity to visit female leaders through history. You will look briefly at how the roles and perception of women have changed.

    Full Fee: £30.00
    60+ Fee: £23.00
    Concessionary Fee: £15.00

  • Female Leaders – Victoria

    These short courses will provide you with an opportunity to visit female leaders through history. You will look briefly at how the roles and perception of women have changed.

    Full Fee: £30.00
    60+ Fee: £23.00
    Concessionary Fee: £15.00

  • History of Design – Elsie de Wolfe

    You will discover interesting facts about Elsie de Wolfe, she was an author of “The House in Good Taste” which was influential at the time. She was an actress and an interior decorator and often referred to as America’s first decorator.

    Full Fee: £30.00
    60+ Fee: £23.00
    Concessionary Fee: £15.00

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