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Major Imogen Corrigan served for twenty years with the Women's Royal Army Corps and the Adjutant General's Corps. She obtained a First Class Honours degree in Anglo Saxon and Medieval History from the University of Kent at Canterbury. Imogen has led a number of tours including a White Garment of Churches, Medieval Pilgrimage and the Age of Bede. She is a NADFAS lecturer, specialising in medieval and religious history, and art.

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Frances Hughes spent 38 years in Education. She is now a guest lecturer in Art & Theatre History at the Theatre Museum, the National Portrait Gallery and the London Centre for Theatre Studies. She is Hon. Secretary of the Shakespeare Reading Society (founded 1875) and Chairman of the Irving Society

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Elizabeth Merry has over 20 years experience lecturing to adults in the UK and Germany on various subjects including literature and poetry, classical art and architecture, and aspects of the visual arts.

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An archaeologist by training, Amanda Herries worked at the Museum of London for ten years, specialising in social history and the decorative arts of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and lecturing and writing. In 1988 she went to live in Tokyo, Japan, with her family. While in Japan, she wrote extensively on Japanese culture and art collections and she continued lecturing for Japanese audiences, often appearing on television. In 1995 she returned with her family to Britain, bringing a Japanese tea-house to feature in a new garden in Scotland. She now lectures on a number of English and Anglo-Japanese subjects, including gardens.

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Leslie Primo is a graduate with two degrees in Art History from Birkbeck, University College, London, specialising in early Medieval and Renaissance studies. Leslie Primo has not only worked at the National Gallery in London for 10 years, but has also taught a variety of art history course at Reading University. Leslie Primo currently lectures at the National Gallery, the National Portrait Gallery, and teaches a variety of art history courses at the City Literary in London and has presented a series of talks at the National Maritime Museum and the Courtauld Institute

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The Rt Rev Christopher Herbert, a former Bishop of St. Alban's, has an MPhil and PhD in Art History from the University of Leicester. He lectures widely in the UK and in Italy.

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Andy McConnell is one of Britain's leading authorities on glassware of all types, and his books have covered the subject from 1650 to the present. He is the first glass specialist recruited to BBC TV's Antiques Roadshow, for which he has recorded three series. He lectures widely on glass and has written for journals as diverse as The Times, Country Life, BBC Homes & Antiques and Glass Circle News.

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Fenella Billington has a Master’s Degree in Art History from Manchester University. As a Liverywoman of the Worshipful Company of Skinners in London, she took the history of the Company and its art treasures as the subject for her Master’s thesis. She is a tour guide and freelance speaker for The Art Fund and the National Trust, and a specialist in the Renaissance period with a particular interest in the French Monarchy at this time.

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Dr Anne Anderson is a former Senior Lecturer at Southampton Solent University, and a research Fellow at Exeter University. She specialises in Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts. An author and Broadcaster

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Following a Masters degree in Fine Arts at Cambridge University, Douglas Skeggs studied under Kokoschka in Switzerland. He is a writer, artist and TV presenter, and author of suspense novels. He has lectured to many London art courses and is Director of the New Academy of Arts.

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