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Talks at the Alfred East Art Gallery

2017

The Alfred East Art Gallery hosts monthly Lunchtime and Evening talks.

Lunchtime Talks

Lunchtime Talks are from 1pm - 2pm monthly.

Refreshments are available from 12.30pm until the start of the talk.

Ticket Prices: £5 per person, £3.50 with a Kettering Leisure Pass.

Evening Talks

The Friends of Kettering Art Gallery & Museum organise monthly Evening Talks, 7.30pm - 9pm.

Refreshments available.

Ticket Prices: £4 per person, FREE to Friends Members. No advance booking required.


'Reel Life - Kettering & District in 1900s'

by Northamptonshire Film Archive

Friday 16 June, 1 - 2pm

Lunchtime Talk

From its collection of more than 4,00 reels of film, the Northamptonshire Film Archive Trust are screening two amateur movie films showing scenes from the Kettering area. Including footage of the opening of Wicksteed Park (1921) and the Coronation celebrations.

The Life of Nancy Wake

by Betty West

Friday 21 July, 1 - 2pm

Lunchtime Talk

Nancy was a member of the French Resistance and in 1943 was the Gestapo's most wanted person. Betty will look at her fascinating life during WWII, and why she was hailed as a hero.


Mayhem & Green Cheese

by John Padwick

Friday 15 September, 1 - 2pm

Lunchtime Talk

Focusing on the momentous events of the early summer 1607 when Midlanders wee in revolt against local landowners and King James I Stepped in to restore order, in what we now call the Levellers movement.

The Parks of Kettering's North End

by Ian Addis

Friday 20 October, 1 - 2pm

Lunchtime Talk

Often overshadowed by Wicksteed Park, Kettering's North and Pleasure parks have less familiar but equally fascinating histories. This is their story in words and pictures.


'Alfred East - The Incidental Etcher'

by Ian Luck

Wednesday 21 June, 7 - 9pm

Evening Talk

The Lost Battles of Northamptonshire

by Phil Steele

Wednesday 19 July, 7.30 - 9pm

Evening Talk


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