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William Hogarth - His life, times and work Andrew Davies Wednesday 22 January 2020

Mr Andrew Davies 

Extra-Mural Tutor for London, Essex and The Open University; Author of 9 books, including The East End Nobody Knows; frequent contributor to radio and television; has lectured all over the world; organises walks to complement his lectures. 

From Pepys' Diary (1660-1669) which covers Restoration, Plague and Fire to Hogarth's 'Rake's Progress', 'Gin Lane' and 'Marriage a la Mode' - what an incomparable panorama of a bustling and always changing city. We will explore the lives, friends, family and work of both men, very different but alike in their fascination with London.