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14 May 2019The City of London and its Livery Companies
09 April 2019Timurid Carpets and the Workshop in Uzbekistan
12 March 2019Wind in the Willows through its illustrations
12 February 2019AGM followed by lecture The Queen of Instruments. The Lute with old masters' paintings
11 December 2018Christmas Customs and Traditions
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11 September 2018Les Parisiennes: how women lived, loved and died in Paris
10 July 2018Underground Cathedrals
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10 April 2018"O for the wings of a dove" . The life of a cathedral chorister.
13 March 2018Power Propaganda and Men in Tights: English Art under the Tudors
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14 November 2017Inspired by Stonehenge
10 October 2017The Horse in Modern Art from George Stubbs to Mark Wallinger
12 September 2017The Art of the Joke
11 July 2017Capability Brown and the English Landscape
14 March 2017The Fine Art of Crime: Art Theft and Repatriation
04 February 2017Three Great Families and their Gardens

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The City of London and its Livery Companies Yasha Beresiner Tuesday 14 May 2019

Yasha Beresiner was born in Turkey in 1940 to a Greek mother and Russian father. He moved to Israel when he was ten and spent his time between Italy, Israel and England. He completed a law degree at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and continued his studies in England where he remains. He has been an active Freemason in England, Italy and Israel since 1975 and is a Past Master of the Quatuor Coronati Lodge, the Lodge of Research of the United Grand Lodge of London. After an extended career as a legal consultant he was appointed a Director of Stanley Gibbons Ltd, the stamp magnates. He is a qualified City of London Guide and a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards, founded in 1628.