Oscott College, Chester Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 5AA
Thursday 11th June 2015: Nationality, Religion and Music: the Stuarts in exile
10.30 Arrivals and coffee
11.00 – 12.30 Lecture: Dr Gabriel Glickman, (University of Warwick, author of The English Catholic Community 1688-1745) – Jacobitism and Catholics in the Three British Kingdoms
12.45 Lunch – Special Exhibition open. College chapel and museum open to visitors.
2.00 – 3.30 Lecture: Dr Edward Corp, (University of Toulouse, author of The Stuarts in Italy 1719-66: a Royal Court in permanent exile, and other works on the exiled Stuarts) – Religion, Nationality and Music at the exiled Stuart Courts
3.30 – 4.00 Tea
4.30 – 5.30 Abbot Geoffrey Scott (Douai Abbey), (co-editor of Catholic Gentry in English Society: the Throckmortons of Coughton, and author of Gothic Rage Undone: English Monks in the Age of Enlightenment) – Illustrated Lecture: ‘Stuart images and a Chapel in exile’ (the private chapel of Queen Maria Clementina in Rome)
6.00 Buffet Supper
7.30 Concert by Cappella Fede and Harmonia Sacra directed by Peter Leech – The Cardinal King: rediscovered music composed for Henry Benedict Stuart in Rome 1740-90
Various booking packages available for the day and/or evening. For all further information and bookings, please contact Mrs Maggie Wilson.