Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

History - Edwardians 1900-1910

We study the short ‘Golden Age’ before ‘the black pit of war’ (J.B. Priestley’s description) that was to change the idyll of elegant living for the wealthy socialising on a grand scale, but was also a tarnished age for the poor living in slums.

Key information

Course code: COM565 Course type: Part-time leisure Duration: 8 weeks Start date: 03 October 2017 Timetable:Tuesdays, 13.00pm-15.00pm
Delivered at Preston Manor, Brighton
Course fees: A. £80 B. £56 C. £24

Course aims and areas

We study the short ‘Golden Age’ before ‘the black pit of war’ (J.B. Priestley’s description) that was to change the idyll of elegant living for the wealthy socialising on a grand scale, but was also a tarnished age for the poor living in slums. We compare domestic, social and cultural life, including how paintings and literature depicted society. Includes house tours above and below stairs.

Illustrated with powerpoint slideshows, books, prints, paintings and texts. Classes are friendly and the experienced adult education tutor is supportive.

Please note: This course is delivered at Preston Manor, Brighton.

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