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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, Aegean, Adriatic, Britain & Iceland.

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Dr. Richard

Dr. Richard Beacham

   FRSA, Professor Emeritus, King’s College London Lecturing on:
Dr Tom

Dr Tom Birkett

   University College Cork Lecturing on:
Rev Dr. Judith

Rev Dr. Judith Brown

   University of Oxford Lecturing on:
Professor Stefan

Professor Stefan Buczacki

   Biologist and biographer Lecturing on:
Major General Stephen

Major General Stephen Carr-Smith

   British Army, Retired Lecturing on:
Professor Joe

Professor Joe Cartwright

   University of Oxford Lecturing on:
Group Captain Mike

Group Captain Mike Clegg BA(Hons) RAF (Ret’d)

   RAF Retired and The Art Society Accredited Speaker Lecturing on:
Prof Robin

Prof Robin Cormack

   Courtauld Institute of Art, London Lecturing on:

John Coventry

   Travel and Special Interests lecturer Lecturing on:

Clare Coventry

   Craft Tutor Lecturing on:
Dr David

Dr David Crilly

   Theatre Director, Conductor & Composer Lecturing on:
Dr Roderick

Dr Roderick Dale

   PhD University of Nottingham Lecturing on:
Prof David J

Prof David J Drewry

   Environmental Scientist Lecturing on:
Professor Thomas G

Professor Thomas G Fraser MBE

   Emeritus Professor, Ulster University Lecturing on:
Dr Carrie

Dr Carrie Gibson

   PhD from University of Cambridge Lecturing on:

Nancy Gilchrist

   Master of Wine Lecturing on:
Robert A. E.

Robert A. E. Gordon

   President of the Britain-Burma Society Lecturing on:

Pamela Gordon

   Diplomatic Service Families Association Lecturing on:

Angus Graham-Campbell

   Eton College Lecturing on:
Dr Lara

Dr Lara Hogg

   University of Sheffield Lecturing on:

Gillian Hovell

   Archaeologist, Accredited Lecturer of The Art Society Lecturing on:
Dr John

Dr John Hughes

   Judge for the Royal horticultural Society Lecturing on:

Jonathan Keates

   Author and Chairman of the Venice in Peril Fund 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 Mawby

   Wildlife lecturer, ornithologist and research ecologist Lecturing on:

Peter Medhurst

   Pianist and lecturer-recitalist, Accredited Lecturer of The Art Society Lecturing on:

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:

Steve Ragnall

   Maritime historian and author Lecturing on:

Ernest Rea

   Broadcaster Lecturing on:
Dr Paul

Dr Paul Roberts

   Keeper of Antiquities at Ashmolean Museum,
Accredited Lecturer of The Art Societ
Lecturing on:
Dr. Joyce

Dr. Joyce Salisbury

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

Dr Michael Squire

   King’s College London Lecturing on:
Prof Chris

Prof Chris Stringer

   Paleoanthropologist & Research Leader in Human Origins, Natural History Museum London Lecturing on:
Professor Robert H.

Professor Robert H. Taylor

   Author and Editor Lecturing on:
Dr Pieter

Dr Pieter Van Der Merwe MBE

   General Editor at the National Maritime Museum Lecturing on:

Gaynor Vaughan-Jones

   Radio & TV Producer Lecturing on:

Christopher Walton

   Author and Journalist Lecturing on:
Dr Christopher

Dr Christopher Whitton

   Emmanuel College, Cambridge Lecturing on:
Prof Brian

Prof Brian Williams

   University of Aberdeen Lecturing on: