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Guest speakers

Our celebrated speakers have been carefully selected for their knowledge of the art, history, archaeology, architecture, wine and cuisine of the areas we visit. Their informative and enlightening talks will entertain you and bring to life the history of the remarkable civilisations and cultures of the Mediterranean.

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Prof Roderick

Prof Roderick Beaton

   King’s College London Lecturing on:
Martin

Martin Biddle OBE

   OBE, Emeritus Professor, University of Oxford Lecturing on:
Prof Jeremy

Prof Jeremy Black MBE

   University of Exeter Lecturing on:
Claire

Claire Bloom CBE

   Actress Lecturing on:
Jeremy

Jeremy Boudreau

   The British Institute of Florence, NADFAS Accredited Lecturer Lecturing on:
Dr Francis

Dr Francis Broun

   Art Historian Lecturing on:
Major General Stephen

Major General Stephen Carr-Smith

   British Army, Retired Lecturing on:
Dr Laurence

Dr Laurence Carter

   Ancient Historian Lecturing on:
Dr Peter

Dr Peter Cattermole

   Planetary Geologist/Volcanologist Lecturing on:
Simon

Simon Chaplin

   Director of Culture and Society, Wellcome Trust Lecturing on:
Prof Robin

Prof Robin Cormack

   Courtauld Institute of Art, London Lecturing on:
Canon Dr Anne

Canon Dr Anne Davison

   Historian of Comparative Religion, NADFAS Accredited Lecturer Lecturing on:
John

John Ducker

   The Wine Education Service Lecturing on:
Hugh

Hugh Ellwood

   Architect and Artist, NADFAS Accredited Lecturer Lecturing on:
Christopher

Christopher Fielden

   Wine Writer Lecturing on:
Angus

Angus Graham-Campbell

   Eton College Lecturing on:
Ted

Ted Harrison

   BBC correspondent and Radio 4 presenter Lecturing on:
Gillian

Gillian Hovell

   Archaeologist, NADFAS Accredited Lecturer Lecturing on:
Philip

Philip Hurst

   International Law & World Affairs Lecturing on:
Professor Duncan

Professor Duncan Macmillan

   University of Edinburgh Lecturing on:
Dr Thomas

Dr Thomas Mannack

   The Classical Art Research Centre, University of Oxford Lecturing on:
Peter

Peter Mawby

   Wildlife lecturer, ornithologist and research ecologist Lecturing on:
Maggie

Maggie McNie

   The Institute of Masters of Wine Lecturing on:
Peter

Peter Medhurst

   Pianist and lecturer-recitalist, NADFAS accredited Lecturer Lecturing on:
James

James Morwood

   Wadham College, University of Oxford Lecturing on:
Alan

Alan O'Cain

   Artist, Poet and freelance Lecturer Lecturing on:
John

John Osborne

   Classicist, NADFAS Accredited Lecturer Lecturing on:
Prof Jonathan

Prof Jonathan Phillips

   Royal Holloway, University of London Lecturing on:
Bob

Bob Porter

   Brandenburg Choral Festival of London Lecturing on:
Dr David

Dr David Price-Williams

   University of London Lecturing on:
Prof Sandy

Prof Sandy Primrose MBE

   Biotechnologist Lecturing on:
Ernest

Ernest Rea

   Broadcaster Lecturing on:
Dr Paul

Dr Paul Roberts

   Keeper of Antiquities at Ashmolean Museum,
NADFAS Accredited Lecturer
Lecturing on:
Dr. Joyce

Dr. Joyce Salisbury

   Professor Emerita of History, University of Wisconsin Lecturing on:
Dr Gillian

Dr Gillian Shepherd

   La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia Lecturing on:
Dr Angela

Dr Angela Smith

   Art Historian, NADFAS Accredited Lecturer Lecturing on:
The Very Reverend Victor

The Very Reverend Victor Stock

   Lecturing on:
Gaynor

Gaynor Vaughan-Jones

   Radio & TV Producer Lecturing on:
Rachel

Rachel Ward

   Expert on Islamic Art, NADFAS Accredited Lecturer Lecturing on:
Dr Candace

Dr Candace Weddle

   Anderson University, South Carolina Lecturing on:
Prof Brian

Prof Brian Williams

   University of Aberdeen Lecturing on:
Dr John

Dr John Wreglesworth

   Independent Scholar Lecturing on: