|Lecture:||Liverpool “City of Sculpture” with Brian Anderson|
|Start Date:||15th April 2018|
|Under 18s:||£14.00 What's included?|
Liverpool City Region possesses an abundance of public monuments and sculptures, unsurpassed by any other English city, with the exception of London. As an architect and photographer, Brian Anderson, who has live in Liverpool and on the Wirral for 40 years, appreciates this cultural richness. This presentation features his images ranging from some of the earliest monuments to sculptures from the new millennium, located across the City Region including Liverpool, Sefton and Wirral. He will trace the city’s history, and see the confidence, commerce, wealth and unique qualities of Liverpool as reflected in her public monuments, coming up to date, looking at Liverpool Capital of Culture in 2008, with the magnificent Superlambananas and other stunning modern works around this vibrant, global city region. Liverpool’s monuments and sculptures will be presented under four key themes; Wars & Heroes, Kings & Queens, Wealth & Commerce and City Culture. This colourful, visually stunning talk, packed with interesting facts and humorous anecdotes, is not to be missed.
Ticket includes tea and cake served after the lecture
Seats are unreserved – unless specified below:
Reservable seating for this event is only available for Dillington Patrons, Friends of Dillington and diners
Pre-booked lunches available at £17
Brian Anderson is a lecturer, adventurer and architect, based on the Wirral. He has travelled to over 50 nations and territories in Europe, Africa, Asia, South America and further afield to the Geographic North Pole and Antarctica, to capture landscape, wildlife and travel images. In addition to giving illustrated talks on these trips, Brian lectures on great explorers, the visual arts, travel and wildlife photography and the history of early photography. Brian’s images and articles have been published in travel brochures, international websites and UK photographic journals and lifestyle magazines. For further information visit Brian’s website www.andersonimages.co.uk.
CLICK HERE to view a video showcasing Brian's work
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