September 2020

Europe's Best Kept Secret.
The Painted Monasteries of Bulgaria

The Lecturer on this occasion is John Osborne.

John graduated in classics at Cambridge University and taught classics at Marlborough for over thirty years, where he was Senior Master.

He worked for several years for the British Council in Iran and Turkey which gave him a long standing interest in Islamic culture. He has lectured regularly for NADFAS , now the Arts Society, at home and abroad since 2005, has lectured on Ancient Rome and on Islam at the University of Bath, he runs an annual course on mediaeval Parish Churches at Marlborough College Summer School, and he works as a guide at Salisbury Cathedral.

He leads and lectures on specialist tours to various countris in SE Europe, the Mediterranean and The Middle East. He has taken groups to Turkey, Greece, Italy, Georgia, Romania, Croatia and has a special interest in Bulgaria.

September 10th at 10. 15 and at 11.45 a.m.

You can view this lecture here.

This is available for one week until Thursday 17th September. You are advised to take advantage of the full screen option in the bottom right corner of the YouTube screen. It will work on your computer, lap top or desktop, or tablet, and on your Smart TV.