Upper Room Winter Lectures Continue at St Saviour's

Hear a talk on Wednesday about Caravaggio's Supper at Emmaus

The Upper Room Winter Lecture Series continue in March and April with two very different talks at St Saviour’s Church, Cobbold Road, from 8pm - 9pm.

  • Wednesday 23rd March – Matthew Morgan will speak on “Caravaggio’s Supper at Emmaus: Seeing and Believing”; this will be a precursor to a National Gallery exhibition later in 2016.

  • Wednesday 27th April – Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP will discuss “Why the European Convention on Human Rights should matter to us”.

Matthew Morgan is a Trustee of the Upper Room, and Adult Learning Officer at the National Gallery, where he teaches and lectures on a broad range of periods and artists. He is an Associate Lecturer at Birkbeck College, University of London, and was a Director at Christie’s for ten years. He is currently completing his PhD on Art Museums in Las Vegas.

Dominic Grieve was the Attorney General from May 2010 to July 2014, Shadow Justice Secretary from January 2009 to May 2010, Shadow Home Secretary from June 2008 to January 2009, and Shadow Attorney General from 2003-2009. President of the Franco-British Society, and Vice-Chairman of the Franco-British Council. MP for Beaconsfield since 1997, called to the Bar in 1980 and appointed QC in 2008.

All the eminent speakers are giving their time free to support The Upper Room. Please come and hear what they have to say.

There is limited space, so in order to guarantee yourself a seat for any of the lectures please call us on 0208 740 5688 and ask for Alyson or send an email to uradmin@theupperroom.org.uk.

The Upper Room is a charity based at St Saviour which has been been working to help socially disadvantaged people in London since 1990, including homeless people, economic migrants and ex-offenders.

January 21, 2015