To mark the finishing of the detailed study (six weekend courses over the last four years) of the development of Gothic architecture from the twelfth to twenty-first centuries, this lecture will celebrate other aspects of Gothic. These will include the arts (painting, manuscripts, sculpture, metalwork etc), literature and films.
Mike Hope author, lecturer, curator and designer spent over twenty-five years lecturing and holding senior management posts in four Universities (Staffordshire, Portsmouth, Nottingham Trent and Plymouth) and has spent nearly thirty years delivering Summer School Programmes. He has lectured around the world and was a founder board member of The European Academy of Design. Alongside an extensive publication list, he has researched, designed and curated many exhibitions. He is a lecturer for Travel Editions Art & History Abroad programme. He is also currently a member of the Exeter Diocesan Advisory Board and advisor on stained glass to the Diocese of Exeter.