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29 October 2019Gardens of Paradise in the Islamic World
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Gardens of Paradise in the Islamic World Sarah Searight Tuesday 29 October 2019

The Discovery Centre in Jewry Street, Winchester

10am start. Doors open at 09.30

We welcome Sarah Searight. She has a degree in Modern History and a MA in Islamic Art. A historian and journalist specialising for many years in the Middle East, she now lectures on Islamic Art, the Arabs in Spain and gardens.

Programme

10.00 – 11.00   The development of Moorish Art and architecture in al-Andalus

11.00 – 11.30   Coffee Break

11.30 – 12.30   Moorish gardens of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.

12.30  - 14.30    Lunch at Brasserie Blanc or personal preference.

14.30 – 15.30   The influence of Moorish art and gardens in medieval European culture

Tickets (Members only) £20.00 includes morning coffee and biscuits.

OR £36 includes morning coffee and biscuits, plus two course lunch at Brasserie Blanc with coffee or tea. Priority will be given to Winchester Arts Society members but tickets will be available to people on the waiting list. Guests as indicated on the booking form.

Members must complete the booking form (click here) and send to Lizzie Broadbent   BEFORE  11th October,2019

QUERIES ?  Phone Lizzie Broadbent 01264 860434