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Grosvenor Museum

27 Grosvenor Street
Chester
CH1 2DD
01244 972109
http://www.chester.gov.uk/main.asp?page=369
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Previous Lectures and Events

Commanding Views A history of landscape Art

18 May 16

Three Erddig Victorian Ladies

17 May 16

5000 Yrs of land use in Upper Glen Almond

27 Apr 16

Powerful Tombs The Medieval Living Dead

27 Apr 16

Tombs of Terror: The Hunt for Weland

20 Apr 16

Dead Relevant: 2016 Chester Arch Student Conference

19 Apr 16

The Story of Bridge Street over 2000 years

14 Apr 16

Tombs in Beowulf

13 Apr 16

Chester Cathedral Estate

13 Apr 16

Royal Progress of Queen EIizabeth 1st & King James on the move

17 Mar 16

Memories of the Museum

15 Mar 16

Cheshire Castles in Context

12 Mar 16

A Charity Evening with So Rahman

26 Feb 16

Welsh Artisan Painters & Chester Connections

22 Feb 16

Faith Belief & Spirituality in Modern Art

18 Feb 16

Last Surrender of the American Civil War in Liverpool

13 Jan 16

Mother to the King: Lady Margaret Beaufort

3 Dec 15

Suburban Sprawl High Rises & the search for Post War British Identity

25 Nov 15

Americanisation in Berlin: Weimar Culture to Cold War Division

18 Nov 15

Europeanisation of England in 11th & 12th c

11 Nov 15

Arctic & Hebridean Odyssey

2 Nov 15

Holiday-ed in North Wales

17 Sep 15

The Poulton Project

9 Sep 15

Habitats and Hillforts

22 Aug 15

Picturing the British Holiday

17 Aug 15

Lithic Assemblages from the Sandstone Ridge

22 Jul 15

Rembrandt and Vermeer: From Darkness to Light

8 Jul 15

Open Art Exhibition Tour

20 May 15

Horseshoes & Nails, Sharp & Blunt Knives - High Court Ceremonial

19 May 15

The Hidden Persuaders

13 May 15

Charles Darwin's La Belle Fanny

16 Apr 15

Louise Rayner Exhibition Tour

31 Mar 15

Eighteenth Century Liverpool Porcelain

19 Mar 15

Randolph Caldecott: A Great Victorian Illustrator

17 Feb 15

The Aesthetic Movement

13 Feb 15

High & Broad Walls with many Towers & Bulwarks

4 Feb 15

Chester's role during the English Civil War

28 Jan 15

Exploring Medieval Chester

21 Jan 15

The Resurgam - A Submarine that foundered off Rhyl in 1880 & still rests there today

12 Jan 15

Picturesque Chester: The City in Art

7 Jan 15

Scandimania: The Art of Scandinavia Study Day

29 Nov 14

Cian Quayle: Artist Journeys

26 Nov 14

The History of British Theatre

26 Nov 14

Contemporary China through Chinese Opera

19 Nov 14

A Corner of Some Foreign Field

10 Nov 14

Chester College: From Teacher Training to University 1974-2014

29 Oct 14

The Eccleston Project

23 Oct 14

Chester College: The Transformative Years 1914-1974

22 Oct 14

Chester College: The Formative Years 1839-1914

15 Oct 14

Cheshire through the Seasons

14 Oct 14

Heronbridge: From Romans to Roundheads with a battle in between

4 Oct 14

The Art of War

1 Oct 14

Beyond Heronbridge, Town Country, People & Livelihoods in Roman Cheshire

18 Sep 14

From Tonks to Today: 100 Years of drawing medicine & conflict

16 Sep 14

Heronbridge in its local & regional setting

3 Sep 14

Rediscovering the Lost casualties of the Battle of Chester

23 Jul 14

The Sacred Art of Mongolia

27 May 14

The History of St John the Baptist - Chester's First Cathedral

27 Apr 14

Every Picture tells a story

23 Apr 14

Beneath the Painted Smile: A Survey of Faces in Art

14 Apr 14

Photography: Truth or Dare

2 Apr 14

Randolph Caldecott: A Great Victorian Illustrator

19 Mar 14

The Fine Art of Crime

13 Mar 14

The dead at Chester Cathedral

12 Mar 14

Depicting the dead and dying in early medieval art

5 Mar 14

Feasting with Latinus

26 Feb 14

Chirk Castle - The Howard de Walden Years 1911-1948

18 Feb 14

A Girl called Anne - Anne Clifford & Anne Murray

12 Dec 13

Victorian Christmas Music with 'Blast from the Past'

11 Dec 13

Geology & the Chester Society of Natural Science

11 Dec 13

Who's Afraid of Abstract Art

4 Dec 13

Chester Odeon & the World of Art Deco

30 Nov 13

Charles Kingsley: A Victorian Naturalist

27 Nov 13

Not Just Constable & Turner; A History of Landscape Art

14 Nov 13

Robert Newstead FRS & The Grosvenor Museum

13 Nov 13

Professor Newstead & The Grosvenor Museum

4 Nov 13

Christian Vikings: Rune Stones as Material Culture

23 Oct 13

Lapskaus is Scouse

17 Oct 13

Tombs of the Vikings? Hogback Tombs Revisited

16 Oct 13

Islay - Queen of the Hebrides

14 Oct 13

Revolution

10 Oct 13

Death & The Vikings

9 Oct 13

Francis I of France: Renaissance Prince & Patron

12 Sep 13

Turrets & Battlements: The Fortifications of North Wales & Cheshire in Art

9 Sep 13

Herbs & Remedies in a Medieval City

30 Aug 13

Cheshire Myths & Legends

2 Aug 13

Discover Medieval Chester Lecture

25 Jul 13

Life in Medieval Chester

2 Jul 13

What did the Chester Mystery Plays look like ?

20 Jun 13

Pilgrimage in Medieval Cheshire

4 Jun 13

Pilgrimage in Medieval Cheshire

4 Jun 13

The Voyages of Captain Cook

15 May 13

The Medieval Collections of Cheshire West Museums

1 May 13

English (in)hospitality? Political & popular responses to Jewish Refugees from Nazism

1 May 13

Englishness under Fire: The Great War and English identity

24 Apr 13

AGM + How to be a Medieval Monk

18 Apr 13

Thomas Carlyle, Ireland, and the Condition of England

17 Apr 13

Learning to see again: How Modern Art survived the new toxic visual culture

28 Mar 13

Chester's Canal Age

19 Mar 13

Victorian Social Realist Art

13 Mar 13

Picturesque Chester: The City in Art

27 Feb 13

English Civil War: Battle of Rowton Moor & Siege of Chester 1642-46

19 Feb 13

The Art of the Jazz Age

22 Jan 13

Ann Hathaway: Will's Wife

13 Dec 12

Extinction

13 Dec 12

Magritte, Dali, a fish: the arc of Surrealism

5 Dec 12

Neo Romantic Artists in Britain 1935-55

21 Nov 12

Social Realism in British Post-War Culture

14 Nov 12

Liverpool: City of Delights

13 Nov 12

The Journey Man: Storytelling & Booksigning

10 Nov 12

On the Brink! The Cuban Missile Crisis

7 Nov 12

A 600 yr history of Cheshire & the UK

1 Nov 12

Dark Stories at the Tower

31 Oct 12

Virginia Ironside:Growing Old Disgracefully

26 Oct 12

The Art of Robin Ironside

23 Oct 12

Pope Hadrian IV 1154-1159;The most important Englishman of the Middle Ages

9 Oct 12

Blood & Fire: The Art of Spain

26 Sep 12

The Habit and the Horse

13 Sep 12

Paint Run Mad: The Post-Impressionist Exhibition of 1910

12 Sep 12

Horses in War through History

30 Aug 12

The Roodee Racecourse

23 Jun 12

The Reins of Power: A History of the Horse in Art

14 Jun 12

The Art of the Olympics

7 Jun 12

Dealing with the dead: Mortuary practices in Mesolithic north west Europe

9 May 12

Picture This! Exploring depictions of people in early medieval Northern Europe

2 May 12

Symbols & Signs? Discovering prehistoric phallic objects

25 Apr 12

Royal Portraits: Image & Impact

28 Mar 12

the Art of Michael Sandle: Time, Memory & Allegory

21 Mar 12

Early Stuart Chester as a Centre for Regional Painting

13 Mar 12

Medieval Queenship: Ideal & Reality

8 Feb 12

The Rise & Fall of Edward II

1 Feb 12

A town most Royal: Illustrating Chester's links with the Monarchy

25 Jan 12

Arts & Cultures of the Mediterranean

11 Jan 12

Mary Queen of Scots - Daughter of Debate

14 Dec 11

Pigs, Pots, Swords & Stones: Treasures of the Early History Collections

30 Nov 11

Gustav Klimt and the Vienna Secession

23 Nov 11

Nuts & Bolts? In Cheshire ?

16 Nov 11

The English Kitchen & Kitchen Garden 1500-1700

16 Nov 11

William Morris Study Day

12 Nov 11

Williams & Williams & Schoolboy Memories of Chester in WWII

18 Oct 11

Sir Thomas Egerton: Keeper of the Queen's Conscience

12 Oct 11

The Gladstone Family: People & Places

21 Sep 11

If these Walls could talk! Problems & discoveries of Chester's City Walls

14 Sep 11

Silver Gallery Tour

7 Sep 11

John Douglas

25 Aug 11

Beneath our Feet: 125 years of archaeological discovery in Chester

6 Aug 11

Views from the Walls

3 Aug 11

Chester on Film

12 Jul 11

Art Gallery Tour

30 Jun 11

Louise Rayner

16 Jun 11

Law & Order in 14th Century Cheshire

25 May 11

Open Art Exhibition Tour

24 May 11

The Legacy of Vietnam

24 May 11

Creating an Irish Ireland: Cultural Life after the War of Independence

18 May 11

The Dark Shadow of Defeat: Germany after the First World War

11 May 11

A History of Music Hall in Words & Song

28 Apr 11

Visions of Rome: Piranesi & the Forum

20 Apr 11

Caravaggio: Temptation & Redemption

22 Mar 11

The Wirral's Dee Villages

14 Mar 11

Great Painters of the Baroque

8 Mar 11

Glimpses of Grandeur: Exhibition Tour

1 Mar 11

The Royal Charter, Chester built treasure ship wrecked on Anglesey

15 Feb 11

The Failures of James VII & II 1685-88

9 Feb 11

Thirty Smiles to the Gallon

7 Feb 11

The rise & fall of 'Queen Dick' Richard Cromwell & his Protectorate

2 Feb 11

Silver Gallery Tour

26 Jan 11

Geodiversity & Geoconservation in Cheshire

26 Jan 11

The Most successful failure of the middle ages: Richard Duke of York (1411-1460)

26 Jan 11

A Civil War Odyssey

14 Dec 10

A Civil War Odyssey

14 Dec 10

From Sheep to Shawl

9 Dec 10

The Vikings at Home

1 Dec 10

Northern Lights: Edvard Munch & the Art of Scandinavia

24 Nov 10

In Search of the Vikings

20 Nov 10

Chester & Cheshire's Early Medieval Sculpture in Context

18 Nov 10

Art Deco Study Day

13 Nov 10

Weirdstone Wizardry

29 Oct 10

The Vikings in the North West

26 Oct 10

Cheshire Gentry - The Impact on Our Land

26 Oct 10

Cheshire Gentry- The Impact on our Land

26 Oct 10

Cheshire Folk Songs & Tales

22 Oct 10

By 7 Firs & Goldenstone

20 Oct 10

Cheshire Myths & Legends

19 Oct 10

Randolph Caldecott 1846-1886: A Great Victorian Illustrator

16 Oct 10

Sixty Favourite Paintings

6 Oct 10

Living Gladstone's Heritage, Gladstone's Living Heritage

13 Sep 10

Living Gladstone's Heritage, Gladstone's Living Heritage

13 Sep 10

Change & Continuity: Chester in the Georgian Age

9 Sep 10

Beowulf

14 Aug 10

If these Walls could talk!

28 Jul 10

Archaeology Day at the Museum

25 Jul 10

Pigs, Pots, Swords & Stones: The Early History Collections of the Grosvenor Museum

21 Jul 10

Commanding Views: A History of Landscape Art

14 Jul 10

PANDA Spotlight On: Opportunities in Film for Performing Arts Practioners

3 Jun 10

Wedgwood & The English Country House

27 May 10

Wedgwood and the English Country House

27 May 10

Wedgwood & The English Country House

27 May 10

Lead Mining in North-East Wales

15 May 10

Lead Mining in North-East Wales

15 May 10

AGM & Liverpool Overhead Railway

28 Apr 10

Habitats & Hillforts in Cheshire

14 Apr 10

Portrait of a Lady

30 Mar 10

Chester Zoo - The Beginnings & Now

8 Feb 10

Origin of Mercian Burhs

3 Feb 10

Robert Newstead & The Grosvenor Museum

21 Jan 10

Robert Newstead & The quest for Roman Chester

14 Jan 10

2000 Years in the Life of Bridge Street Chester

12 Jan 10

Art Gallery Tour

12 Jan 10

Venice: The Serene Republic

9 Dec 09

Jane Lane, the Guardian of the Crown

8 Dec 09

Jane Lane: The Guardian of the Crown

8 Dec 09

Historical Dramalogue

3 Dec 09

Moods & Sensations Exhibition Tour

2 Dec 09

Art Treasures of New York

28 Nov 09

Museum Residency Artist Shows & Tells

26 Nov 09

Lecture by artist Stephen Broadbent

11 Nov 09

Clothes from a Vanished World

9 Nov 09

Manmythgeniusmonster

4 Nov 09

Family History through Fashion & Photographs

22 Oct 09

Come & Hear how Artists Work

15 Oct 09

The Sublime & The Ridiculous: A Look at Victorian Painting

5 Oct 09

The Sublime and the Ridiculous

5 Oct 09

Charles Darwin

5 Oct 09

Everyday Miracles: Dutch Painting of the Golden Age

22 Sep 09

Art Gallery Tour

15 Sep 09

The Big Shop:

10 Sep 09

The People of Roman Chester

9 Sep 09

Mapping Medieval Chester

29 Aug 09

Punch & Judy

12 Aug 09

Chester : A History

28 Jul 09

Archaeology Study Session

23 Jul 09

Ancient Meols

9 Jul 09

The artist in the Streets of Chester

17 Jun 09

Grennan & Sperandio

11 Jun 09

Dating Victorian Photographs

9 Jun 09

Open Art Exhibition Tour

3 Jun 09

The Shock of the New: Modernism in Art

28 May 09

Russian Applied Arts: Tradition and Innovation

19 May 09

Thomas Brassey, Railway Builder

14 May 09

Leading the Field

13 May 09

Memories: Painting Time and Place in Russian Art

23 Apr 09

Louise Rayner Exhibition Tour

21 Apr 09

Die Zeitgeist: A History of German Art

15 Apr 09

Misericords: The Medieval World Turned Upside-Down

7 Apr 09

Revolution: A history of French Art

1 Apr 09

Silver Gallery Tour

26 Mar 09

David Hockney The Old Master of the Modern world

24 Mar 09

From Today painting is deadA history of Photography

18 Mar 09

Chester Before the Romans

11 Mar 09

The Wirral - A Viking Kingdom

3 Mar 09

Oh My Poor Nerves!

2 Feb 09

The Importance of the Grosvenor Museum & the Geological History of Cheshire

14 Jan 09

John Gerard & His Herbal: Folklore, Wisdom & medicine

14 Jan 09

The Importance of the Grosvenor Museum and the Geological History of Cheshire

14 Jan 09

Stories & Structures; Exhibition Tour

7 Jan 09

St Petersburg Study Day

22 Nov 08

Representation & Abstraction: Exhibition Tour

12 Nov 08

Evacuees Reunion

6 Nov 08

Driven to Abstraction

5 Nov 08

Buried Beneath Brymbo: The Fascinating Fossil Forest

1 Nov 08

Buried Beneath Brymbo: The Fascinating Fossil Forest

28 Oct 08

A History of Changing Women's Fashions

24 Oct 08

In the Eye of the beholder

19 Oct 08

Francis Bacon's Art of Distortion

14 Oct 08

Liverpool's Two Cathedrals

6 Oct 08

The Reins of Power: A History of the horse in Art

1 Oct 08

The Reins of Power: A History of the Horse in Art

1 Oct 08

Art Gallery Tour

24 Sep 08

Old Japan & its Transformation into a Modern state

18 Sep 08

A Pastoral Idyll? Images of Landscape in western Art

17 Sep 08

Chester's Glorious Churches: A Celebration in Art

10 Sep 08

Cheshire Parks & Gardens: Exhibition Tour

11 Jun 08

Why Gardens are Special Places Talk

5 Jun 08

Gustav Klimt & the Vienna Secession

28 May 08

The Stonehenge Experiment

21 May 08

Exploiting the Heritage-The Middlewich Project

12 May 08

Exploiting the Heritage - The Middlewich Project

12 May 08

Recent Excavations in Chester

23 Apr 08

The Falklands War

10 Apr 08

3rd commando Brigade in the Falklands War

10 Apr 08

Chester & Anglesea in Late 11th century

26 Mar 08

Chester Medieval Mystery Plays

5 Mar 08

The Chester Medieval Mystery Plays

5 Mar 08

Thomas Harrison Architect

9 Feb 08

Thomas Gainsborough - a very original genius

5 Feb 08

Thomas Gainsborough - A Very original genius

5 Feb 08

English Caricature from Hogarth to Punch

15 Jan 08

David's Adventures in Durham

5 Jan 08

Victorian Christmas

12 Dec 07

The Blaze of Glory

5 Dec 07

Victorian Chester

5 Dec 07

Shakespeare's Dark Lady

4 Dec 07

Location of Castles in early Norman England

1 Dec 07

The Victorian Age

28 Nov 07

The Cat's Pyjamas

14 Nov 07

Fearsome & Immoderate - The Soldiers of the 20th Legion

3 Nov 07

Every Picture Tells A Story - Illustration, Prints & narrative art

17 Oct 07

Feast & Famine: eating & drinking 1500-1700

3 Oct 07

The Crystal World: Early Flemish Painting & the Northern Renaissance

30 May 07

Panels Pigments & Paints: Making Masterpieces

23 May 07

The Tunnels of Joseph Williamson

23 May 07

Searching for the Real King Arthur

23 May 07

Faith & Beauty: Christian Symbolism in Northern Renaissance Art

9 May 07

Recent Archaeological Work in Cheshire

25 Apr 07

Life & Death in Roman Chester

19 Apr 07

Early Monastic Sites

28 Mar 07

Pastel Demonstration with George Thompson

21 Mar 07

The Silk Road

5 Mar 07

Occupational Topography of Late Medieval Chester

10 Feb 07

Crime & Punishment in Chester

6 Feb 07

The Origins of Football, cricket & Tennis

24 Jan 07

English Caricature

15 Jan 07

Thoughts & Observations on the Significance of Roman Civilisation

6 Jan 07

A Long Way from Home

4 Dec 06

Chester Amphitheatre

2 Dec 06

Limouse,Matisse & Modernism

15 Nov 06

The Fin-de-Siecle & the Style Anglais

8 Nov 06

Human Origins

4 Nov 06

17th Century Voices: Document Workshop

20 Oct 06

Continential Symbolism - The Savage Chimaera

18 Oct 06

Baudelaire & Limouse

16 Oct 06

Baudelaire Symposium

14 Oct 06

Stories from a retired Bishop's Wife

11 Oct 06

Images from 'Les Fleurs du Mal'

4 Oct 06

Stop the Rot - New Life for Buildings at Risk

4 Oct 06

Rembrandt, Painter of Souls

27 Sep 06

Liverpool Pier Head Promenade

7 Sep 06

Creative & Colourful Stories

5 Aug 06

The Chester Amphitheatre Project

8 May 06

The Peacock Fan Revisited

26 Apr 06

The Saving of Erddig Hall

6 Apr 06

Colour: A Miscellaneous History

29 Mar 06

The Sparkle of Silver & The Gleam of Gold

13 Mar 06

David Hillhouse Selected Paintings A Closer Look

2 Mar 06

Samos & Ikaria: Nature's Wild Gardens

15 Feb 06

Do Mention the War!

8 Feb 06

Recent Discoveries at Chester's Roman Amphitheatre

16 Aug 05

The Roman Gladiator

12 Jul 05

Art Gallery Tour

25 May 05

All Human Life - The Kaleidoscope of Victorian Painting

24 May 05

Tour of Grosvenor Museum's 6th Open Art Exhibition

20 May 05

Reflections & Projections

18 May 05

Silver Gallery Tour

11 May 05

Rethinking Reality - the New Academy of St Petersbury

4 May 05

Painting with Light

30 Mar 05

The Chester Amphitheatre Project

16 Mar 05

The Poetry of the City

16 Mar 05

Funnyface - Exhibition Tour

5 Mar 05

Frozen in Time - the whys & wherefores of still life painting

2 Mar 05

The Royal & Ancient Game: 800 years of Golf 1120-1920

14 Feb 05

Bhutan: The Last Buddhist Kingdom

26 Jan 05

Locating & Developing Practice

12 Jan 05

Farewell to Lord Derby

8 Dec 04

A Journey in Black & White

4 Oct 04

The making of the Lady Lever art gallery

9 Sep 04

Messing about on the River

17 Aug 04

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