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PRAGUE - 'THE CITY OF THE WINTER QUEEN' DOUGLAS SKEGGS Tuesday 18 February 2020

Prague is one of the great treasure houses of Europe. Reduced to a near ruin under the communists, it has now been restored to its former glory, a unique blend of Gothic, Baroque and Art Nouveau architecture. The lecture looks at the rich fabric of Prague’s  past, its legends and its history, as well as the artists, composers, statesmen and rogues that have illuminated this fairy tale city.

Douglas Skeggs

Cambridge Fine Arts. Writer, Artist, TV Presenter. Lecturer to many London art courses. Director of the New Academy of Arts. Author of 6 Novels.