5th February – Lawrence of Arabia. Excavating a legend.
Lecturer: Neil Faulkner
At Kings College Cambridge and the Institute of Archaeology UCL, Neil Faulkner works as a lecturer, writer, archaeologist and broadcaster. On the basis of new evidence, Neil will contrast the legend of Lawrence of Arabia with the true story of what happened in the famous desert war of 1916/18. Is the legend a myth?Was Lawrence a liar and charlatan? Or was he a brilliant military commander and sincere advocate of the Arab cause?
The National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies has changed its name to The Arts Society. The Helmsley branch is now The Arts Society Helmsley
Lectures are held in Helmsley Arts Centre auditorium at 7.15pm
Annual membership: £45 per annum for 9 lectures Individual lecture £10
For more information contact Rowena Godfrey 01439 770617