Arts Society Ashdown Forest lecture by Tony Tucker

Thursday, 11 April 2024

Time
14:00 - 15:30
Venue
Crowborough Community Centre, Crowborough, TN6 1FE
Price
Members free, visitors £7 per lecture

‘This is Wren - the Classical, the Baroque and the City of London Churches’ looks at Wren’s life and his career as a scientist and astronomer.

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This talk looks at Wren’s life and his career as a scientist and astronomer, and goes on to consider his architectural achievements. It features all his buildings in London, Oxford and Cambridge, before focussing on his City of London churches. In addition to photographs of most of Wren’s buildings, the lecture includes original research into the works of architects in Rome and Paris, which influenced Wren and provided much of his inspiration.
Tony Tucker studied Modern History at Oxford. He is a qualified City Guide and he lectures to various City institutions, U3A, historical associations and the Arts Society. He regularly leads guided City walks for organisations and private groups.
Refreshments available after the lecture.

Venue

Crowborough Community Centre
Pine Grove,
Crowborough
TN6 1FE

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