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GOLDEN JUBILEE CELEBRATION -
"THE BORGIAS: THE MOST INFAMOUS FAMILY IN HISTORY?"
Sarah Dunant Tuesday 12 June 2018

The Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the foundation of NADFAS, now The Arts Society, takes the form of a Lecture and Dinner in the Worcester Guildhall. The evening will commence with drinks on arrival at 6:15pm. The lecture will be at 7:00pm and dinner will be served at 8:00pm.

This lecture is sponsored by The Cotswold Auction Company     www.cotswoldauction.co.uk

 

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Sarah Dunant is a novelist, broadcaster and critic.  Sarah read history at Cambridge, then worked for many years as a cultural journalist in radio and television on such programmes as Kaleidoscope (BBC Radio 4), The Late Show (BBC 2), and Night Waves (BBC Radio 3). She has published thirteen novels, taught renaissance studies at Washington University, St Louis, is a visiting tutor on the MA in creative writing at Oxford Brooks and has lectured around the world at festivals and conferences. Her last five novels have been set within the Italian Renaissance. Her next, In the Name of the Family (to be published in 2017)  completes the story of the Borgia family and the remarkable period of Italian history in which they lived. Her recent series on history for BBC Radio 4, called When Greeks Flew Kites is available on podcast  or listen again: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b090ccrh/episodes/player

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