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May BBQ Come and join us at this traditional May outing. Enjoy fresh air and relax with us in the sun, sing, jump, play outdoor games, participate in fun competitions and share the food and drink. PLEASE BRING: food and drink to share, including something “barbecuable”. – Also please bring footballs, frisbees, badmintons, skipping ropes, guitars, …Shashlyk DIRECTIONS: Wandlebury Country Park is signposted with brown Country Park signs off the A1307 Cambridge to Haverhill Road, 2.5 miles south of the…Find out more »
Unnamed portrait by Fyodor Botkin We are delighted to welcome André-Marc Delocque-Fourcaud who is a writer, curator and keeper of the legacy of his grandfather - prominent Russian art collector of late 19th and beginning of 20 century Sergei Shchukin. André-Marc Delocque-Fourcaud is the President La Collection Chtchoukine Foundation and Associate curator of the forthcoming exhibition ‘Dance with Shchukin’ which will take place at The Pushkin Museum Moscow June-September 2019. He co-authored the recent publication ‘The Collector: The Story of…Find out more »
Livadiya Palace, Yalta, 2018 We are delighted to welcome Neil Kent to talk about his research which laid the foundation for his publication Crimea: A History. This is a highly detailed study brilliantly depicting the multi-ethnic and multi-religious character of Crimea, from the time of the Russian Empire, as part of the Soviet Union, post-Soviet times up to the recent annexation of Crimea by Russia. Neil's book recounts the history of the Crimea over three millennia. A crossroads between Europe…Find out more »
“I’m not European at all. Eurika.” Natalia Goncharova: Her Art and Times. Talk by Dr Natalia Budanova.
N.Goncharova, Self-portrait 1904 On 4 June, 2019 a large-scale exhibition of Natalia Goncharova's works opens in the Tate Modern in London. “The richest painter in colors, the pioneer of new painting,” was her first biographer Marina Tsvetaeva's writing about Goncharova. “The noisy boyfriend of futurism,” art critic Abram Efros called her. Art historian N. Budanova will tell about the bright fate and work of this outstanding artist. Dr Natalia Budanova, MA (Cambs), MA (Courtauld), PhD (Courtauld) is a UK-based independent…Find out more »