Unlocking the Secrets - Shakespeare's Painted Room

Course details

Code
O18P274LHJ
Fees
From £67.00

Date
Sat 27 Apr 2019
Time
9.15am - 3.15pm

Unlocking the Secrets - Shakespeare's Painted Room

Overview

The Annual Oxford Day School 2019, in partnership with Oxford Preservation Trust, will explore The Painted Room, its wall paintings and the plants depicted, together with the wider history of the Oxford medieval taverns and the Shakespeare connection.

In association with Oxford Preservation Trust.

Oxford Preservation Trust is a membership organisation which works to conserve and enhance Oxford while sharing and encouraging an interest in its history.

www.oxfordpreservation.org.uk

 

Programme details

SATURDAY 27 APRIL 2019

9.15am            Registration

9.30am            Wall paintings revealed – unlocking their history

                         DR KATHRYN DAVIES

                         Vice-Chair of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation

10.30am          Plants and their depiction

                         PROFESSOR STEPHEN HARRIS

                         Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford

11.30am          Coffee/Tea

12 noon          Medieval houses and taverns

                        JULIAN MUNBY

                        Head of Buildings Archaeology, Oxford Archaeology

1.00pm          Lunch

2.15pm           Shakespeare and Oxford University

                       DR ELIZABETH SANDIS

3.15pm           Day School closes

 

There will be an opportunity to visit the Painted Room at the end of the Day School.  Please Note: This is up a steep flight of stairs with no lift.

 

Accommodation

Accommodation is not included in the price, but depending on availability it may be possible to stay at Rewley House on Friday and / or Saturday night.  Please contact our Residential Centre on +44 (0) 1865 270362 or email res-ctr@conted.ox.ac.uk for details of availability and discounted prices.

Accommodation in Rewley House - all bedrooms are modern, comfortably furnished and each room has tea and coffee making facilities, Freeview television, and Free WiFi and private bath or shower rooms.

Fees

Tuition (includes coffee/tea): £67.00
Baguette: £4.90
Full Hot Lunch (3 courses): £14.00

Funding

If you are in receipt of a state benefit you may be eligible for a reduction of 50% of tuition fees.

If you do not qualify for the concessionary fee but are experiencing financial hardship, you may still be eligible for financial assistance.

Concessionary fees for short courses

Tutors

Dr Kathryn Davies

Speaker

Vice-Chair of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation

Professor Stephen Harris

Speaker

Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford

Mr Julian T Munby

Speaker

Head of Buildings Archaeology, Oxford Archaeology

Dr Elizabeth Sandis

Speaker

Leverhulme Fellow, The Shakespeare Institute

Mrs Deborah Dance

Chair

Director, Oxford Preservation Trust

Dr Fiona McCall

Director of Studies

Departmental Lecturer in Local and Social History at the University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education and a Fellow of Kellogg College, Oxford