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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 and the Far East.

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jane angelini

   NADFAS accredited speaker Lecturing on:
Prof Roderick

prof roderick beaton

   King’s College London Lecturing on:
Prof Jeremy

prof jeremy black

   MBE, University of Exeter Lecturing on:

claire bloom

   CBE, Actress Lecturing on:
Dr Robert

dr robert bradnock

   King’s College London Lecturing on:
Dr Francis

dr francis broun

   Art Historian Lecturing on:
Prof Trevor

prof trevor bryce

   Emeritus Professor, University of Queensland Lecturing on:
Rt Revd and Rt Hon the Lord

rt revd and rt hon the lord carey of clifton

   Former Archbishop of Canterbury Lecturing on:
Major General Stephen

major general stephen carr-smith

   British Army, Retired Lecturing on:
Dr Laurence

dr laurence carter

   Ancient Historian Lecturing on:

simon chaplin

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

prof robin cormack

   Courtauld Institute of Art, London Lecturing on:
Dr David

dr david crilly

   Conductor & Composer Lecturing on:
Canon Dr Anne

canon dr anne davison

   Historian of Comparative Religion, NADFAS Accredited Lecturer Lecturing on:

john ducker

   The Wine Education Service Lecturing on:
Dr Karen

dr karen exell

   UCL Qatar Lecturing on:

angus graham-campbell

   Eton College Lecturing on:

denise heywood

   Journalist & Lecturer, NADFAS Accredited Lecturer Lecturing on:

gillian hovell

   Archaeologist, NADFAS Accredited Lecturer Lecturing on:

philip hurst

   International Law & World Affairs Lecturing on:

jasleen kandhari

   Expert on South Asian Art & Textiles, NADFAS accredited lecturer Lecturing on:
Prof David

prof david kennedy

   University of Western Australia Lecturing on:
Dr Thomas

dr thomas mannack

   The Classical Art Research Centre, Oxford Lecturing on:

peter mawby

   Wildlife lecturer, ornithologist and research ecologist Lecturing on:

james morwood

   Wadham College, Oxford Lecturing on:
Prof Alexander J.

prof alexander j. motyl

   Rutgers University, Newark Lecturing on:

john osborne

   Classicist, NADFAS Accredited Lecturer Lecturing on:
Prof Jonathan

prof jonathan phillips

   Royal Holloway, University of London Lecturing on:

bob porter

   Brandenburg Choral Festival of London Lecturing on:
Dr David

dr david price-williams

   University of London Lecturing on:
Dr Stephen

dr stephen quinn

   Journalist, Wine expert Lecturing on:

ernest rea

   Broadcaster Lecturing on:
Dr. Joyce

dr. joyce salisbury

   Professor Emerita of History, University of Wisconsin Lecturing on:

simone schofield

   Native Crafts Tutor Lecturing on:

andrew schofield

   Ecologist Lecturing on:
Dr Angela

dr angela smith

   Art Historian, NADFAS accredited speaker Lecturing on:
The Very Reverend Victor

the very reverend victor stock

   Lecturing on:

adam tanner

   Harvard University Lecturing on:
Dr Richard

dr richard thomas

   Department for International Development, UK Lecturing on:

gaynor vaughan-jones

   Radio & TV Producer Lecturing on:

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: