TAS Birmingham Lecture - 25 September 2019

In an age where the rich high class men married late to virginal women they were not expected to be faithful to, novelist, broadcaster and critic, Sarah Dunant, reveals where all that male desire went.  The birth of courtesan culture was in cities like Rome and Venice where women were as cultured, clever and fashionable as they were lovely. Sarah's intriguing lecture, entitled The Creative Courtesan: the Art of High Prostitution in Renaissance Italy,  names names and tells stories, with wonderful images to match. Do come along to the CBSO Centre to be educated and entertaiined!