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The Arts Society Richmond : -Inspired by Stonehenge - OLD EVENT

Speaker: Julian Richards

Stonehenge is unique, a national treasure and a global icon. In this talk Julian Richards will examine its architecture, the production of stone tools, and the beliefs that may have driven its development. Perceptions and understanding of Stonehenge have changed, while it has constantly has inspired worshippers, writers and musicians. He will also take a light-hearted look at some of the stranger souvenirs it has inspired.

Profile

Julian Richards is an archaeologist , who has worked for English Heritage, the BBC and independently. He was involved in researching and presenting Meet the Ancestors and Blood of the Vikings. His own extensive collection of "Stonehengiana" is currently on display at the new Stonehenge Visitor Centre

More information

  • Our lectures are held at Duke Street Church, Duke Street, Richmond TW9 1DH.
  • We meet on the first Tuesday of every month except January for drinks at 7pm and a one-hour lecture 8pm.
  • Guests and new members are especially welcome to join us there.
  • Members: Free
  • Guests: £5 per person payable at the door.
  • NADFAS members: £4 payable at the door.
  • Students: Free, upon production of your student card.

Venue

Duke Street Church

Event Sponsor

The Arts Society Richmond

November
Tuesday
7