Archives for the month of: March, 2019

Thursday 11th April – 7:30pm
Egyptologist and writer Dylan Bickerstaffe talks about his fascination with the Kingdoms of ancient Egypt.

Over the last twenty years, Dylan has lectured extensively to Egyptology Societies around the UK, and contributed to Conferences in the UK and Luxor. His media work has included programmes appearing on National Geographic TV and Channel 5 concerning the Royal Cache tomb, tomb-robbery, and the anonymous mummy, Unknown Man ‘E’.

All welcome. Admission Free


Thursday 14th March 2019 – 7:30pm

Alastair Adams presents a insight in to the art and history of portrait painting.

Alastair Adams has been painting portraits since the mid 1990’s over which time he has established a strong reputation as a commissioned portrait artist.
He became a member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters (RP) in 2002, and in 2008 he was made President, the youngest in the Society’s 120 year history.

Alastair also holds a research based lecturing position at Loughborough University and has published papers on commissioned portraiture, the application of life drawing within a modern educational context, drawing and visualisation and facial difference.

richard-e-grant-sketchRichard E Grant by Alastair Adams

Preceded by the AGM of the Friends of Rutland County Museum & Oakham Castle.
Admission Free. All welcome.