A graduate of Liverpool College of Art, Adrian has worked as an Illustrator, Arts Development Officer and Lecturer in various academic and public institutions. He has been Arts Development Officer for Chester City Council, then Cheshire West and Chester Council, with a particular interest in visual art. Adrian's lectures are illustrated with colour images in powerpoint presentations, and are suitable for all levels of student, plus those who simply love the subject.
From Thursday the 21st of January until the morning of Monday the 25th of January 2021
How ‘the visionary vanities of half a dozen boys’ transformed Art and design in Britain, and , eventually, the world. And the mystery of how the homely genius of Morris grew out of the dreaming decadence of Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
From Monday the 22nd of February until the morning of Friday the 26th of February 2021
A voyage of discovery, examining the many facets of this most energetic and fascinating of Period Styles, encompassing a wealth of beautiful objects, a trip to Paris in the Roaring Twenties, and a journey around the people, cultures and sources which inspired Les Arts Decoratifs between two World Wars. In short; Diamonds, Ice Glass, Chromium, Cocktails and Chanel- what’s not to like ?
* All illustrated with colour images in Powerpoint presentations.
* Suitable for all levels of student, plus those who simply love the subject.
There is no supplementary charge for single accommodation on any of our activity breaks, and as normal, we can arrange complimentary transport (on arrival and departure) between the hotel and the bus and railway stations.
Details about all of our activity breaks are readily available - either download a copy from this section, ask for them during you stay, or just telephone the hotel and ask us to forward a programme for whatever activity you are interested in.