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'The Art of Light' Alexandra Epps Monday 14 October 2019

The magical qualities of stained glass windows in the historic churches of the City of London - windows both old and modern created by a series of remarkable artists and craftsmen in a variety of styles, is the subject of this lecture. Discover their symbolism, spiritual dimensions and above all radiant visual beauty. 

Alexandra gained her BA at Saint Martins School of Art, and her MA at the London College of Printing. She is an Official Guide and Lecturer at Tate Modern, Tate Britain and the Guildhall Art Gallery, and also a Pallant House Gallery Lecturer. She is a Qualified Guide to the City of London, offering lectures and walks about many aspects of the arts for societies, corporations and private individuals. She is a Member of the City of London Guide Lecturers Association, and is Co-author of the book Lord Mayor's Portraits 1983-2014 (2015). Alexandra’s background is in design having practised as a graphic designer running her own design consultancy for many years.