"A view of the balloon of Mr. Sadler's ascending with him and Captain Paget of the Royal Navy from the gardens of the Mermaid Tavern at Hackney on Monday, August 12, 1811." - Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Tissandier collection.

What’s on: future study tours

Study tours are organised by third-party fully bonded travel agents, carefully selected by our Tours Coordinator. We arrange visits to UK and European destinations which offer participants interesting cultural experiences in a relaxed environment accompanied by experts in their field. Tours vary in length (usually three to seven days).

Tours are for members only; costs are provided with each tour itinerary.

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Renaissance & Baroque Bologna

  • Wed 15 - Sun 19 January 2020
  • Tour Lecturer: Michael Douglas‑Scott

This tour will take the London Art History Society to Bologna on the 15th to 19th January 2020. Our lecturer will be Dr Michael Douglas-Scott, art and architectural historian and lecturer specialising in Italian Renaissance art; he has devised and led many cultural tours in Europe for leading art history travel companies. Our visit under the guidance of Dr Douglas-Scott provides the opportunity for a short but intense exploration of the city, its history and culture.

Study Tours Organiser

Michael Pearson