Outings & Study Days No outings or visits are planned at the moment for 2018.  Volunteers are needed on the committee to organise and arrange visits. Study Day:  17 October 2018 'The World of Wolf Hall' Study Day at the Wilson Auditorium, Oakham School with Giles Ramsay Giles Ramsay is an independent theatre director and producer who specializes in creating new work with artists in developing countries.   The aim of the Study Day is to look at what came before the story of Wolf Hall and what came afterwards historically, thereby observing the transition of England from a medieval country into a post-renaissance nation.  Four sessions throughout the day will cover:                                                                                        Cromwell by Holbein The religious and political background of the late medieval period taking an arc from 1485 and the accession of Henry VII right up to the execution of Charles I after the Civil War. Henry VIII - his upbringing, early reign, physical illnesses and final collapse.  A digression into the theology of the period looked at through the prism of developments in the change from medieval theatre to the rise of Tudor secular drama and the building of the great Elizabethan playhouses such as The Globe. The life of Thomas Cromwell himself. For details, arrangements and booking form click here Background on the TV version of the book Wolf Hall. East Midlands area of The Arts Society Oakham members are automatically members of the East Midlands Area of The Arts Society and can attend trips and study days organised in the area.  Click here to go the East Midlands Area web site.
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Outings & Study Days Further outings are being planned for next year, and proposals for 2018 include Owlpen Manor, Chatsworth, Kedleston and the London Opera House - your feedback and any suggestions would be very welcome. Study Day:  17 October 2018 'The World of Wolf Hall' Study Day at the Wilson Auditorium, Oakham School with Giles Ramsay Giles Ramsay is an independent theatre director and producer who specializes in creating new work with artists in developing countries.   The aim of the Study Day is to look at what came before the story of Wolf Hall and what came afterwards historically, thereby observing the transition of England from a medieval country into a post-renaissance nation.  Four sessions throughout the day will cover:                                                                                        The religious and political background of the late medieval period taking an arc from 1485 and the accession of Henry VIII right up to the execution of Charles I after the Civil War. Henry VIII - his upbringing, early reign, physical illnesses and final collapse.  A digression into the theology of the period looked at through the prism of developments in the change from medieval theatre to the rise of Tudor secular drama and the building of the great Elizabethan playhouses such as The Globe. The life of Thomas Cromwell himself. For details, arrangements and booking form click here Background on the TV version of the book Wolf Hall. East Midlands area of The Arts Society Oakham members are automatically members of the East Midlands Area of The Arts Society and can attend trips and study days organised in the area.  Click here to go the East Midlands Area web site.
Web site designed, created and maintained by Janet Groome, Handshake Computer Training.
Cromwell by Holbein