A listing of talks etc. with a flavour of the Arts.
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"The Magic of Prague" Czech Art and Culture Gavin Plumley 11 September 2019 As part of the Hapsburg Empire, Prague was beloved of kings and princes. During the 19th century, however, the Czechs sought to reclaim the city for their own. They imagined a new future by means of architecture, literature, art and music. This talk will show how Czechs created a capital that was fit for a new independent nationFind out more »
Acclaimed historian Max Hastings delivers a new evaluation of Operation Chastise, the destruction of the Mohne and Eder dams in Germany by the RAF's 617 Squadron. He assesses the true cost of the operation in terms of lives lost, and gains made.Find out more »