Wednesday 4th September 7.30pm in Westerham Hall. “The Elgin Marbles: A History of Meaning” In the two centuries since they were removed from the Parthenon by Lord Elgin the meaning significance of the “Elgin Marbles” has changed dramatically. This lecture by Alan Read, looks at the response to them over their time in Britain, from the original controversy over their purchase to the current debate surrounding the restitution to the Acropolis Museum in Athens.
Non members £5 on the door. More information about the year’s programme here