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04 June 2019Punch and Judy
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03 September 2019For the Love of Flowers
01 October 2019From Venice to Sheffield: John Ruskin's Passion for Art, Craft and Social Justice.
05 November 2019Elisabeth Frink - The Expressive Power of Bronze
02 December 2019Grandfather Frost and Old New Year Traditions in Russia
04 February 2020Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun: Femme Extraordinaire
03 March 2020Chippendale's Workshop

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Punch and Judy Bertie Pearce Tuesday 04 June 2019

Bertie Pearce amazed and amused us when he lectured to us on the Art of Illusion. Our Outings organiser, Leila, still cherishes the state of art handbag and hat he made for her, entirely out of torn newspaper, on that occasion.

It’s summer, and so it is time to look at Punch and Judy, the origins of their altercations and how young and old have always enjoyed their antics.