Events Archive

Our programmes follow the academic calendar of September to July:

2019/2020

Day Time Topic Place Venue
Tuesday – Wednesday 05-07 September 2019 Two days Gruppo del Colore – XV Colour Conference,
Accademia Belle Arti, Macerata
Jointly with the CG (GB), Centre Francais de la Couleur, AIDI, Svenskt Färgcentrum, Sociedad Española de Óptica, Groupe Francais de l’imagerie Numerique Couleur
Macerata, Italy
Wednesday
02 October 2019
14.00 hrs PIGMENT – from the Ground – Up City University, London C312, Tait Building
Monday – Friday
21-25 October 2019
All day Twenty-seventh Color and Imaging Conference (CIC27)
The CG(GB) is a cooperating Society for this event
Paris, France TBA
Wednesday
06 November 2019
14.00 hrs Student Awards
Presentations by the recipients of the WDW, Palmer Awards and Student Grant Scheme. Poster Awards.
City University, London C307, Tait Building
Postponed 14.00 hrs Colour in the Clinic
08 January 2020 All Day Colour Vision Meeting & Palmer Lecture
The annual meeting on colour vision plus the Palmer Lecture.
City University, London Oliver Thomson Theatre
Wednesday
05 February 2020
16.00 hrs Newton Lecture and Presentation of the CG (GB) Newton Medal to Prof Ming Ronnier Luo 124 Goswell Road, City University, London R101, Franklin Building,
Wednesday – Friday
11-13 March 2020
Three days Fifth International Conference Colour in Film

 

BFI, Southbank, London TBA
Saturday
21 March 2020
All day International Colour Day
Drama and Light
CANCELLED
ticket price has been refunded

Talk about some of the most extraordinary artists of the 17th century Western Europe from El Greco to Caravaggio and Rembrandt to Rubens with focus on the use of colour and light and their influence on the 20th and 21st centuries’ arts.
National Gallery, London TBA
Wednesday
April 2020
(date TBA)
14.00 hrs Neuroscience, Colour and the Visual Arts

CANCELLED due to Covid

City University, London TBA
Wednesday
06 May 2020
14.00 hrs AGM + Speakers City University, London Online

 

2018/2019

Day Time Topic Place Venue
Monday to Friday
17-22/06/2018
Six days 16th International Symposium on the Science and Technology of Lighting
The Colour Group is one of the organisations sponsoring the event. Special rates for Colour Group members apply.
University of Sheffield TBA
Monday to Friday
30/07-03/08/2018
Four days International Colour Vision Society Summer School
The Colour Group (GB) is one of the sponsors of the event. Two CG (GB) Awards under the new Student Grant Scheme were granted.
Pembroke College, Oxford TBA
Tuesday/Wednesday
11-12/09/2018
Two days Gruppo del Colore – XIV Colour Conference
Jointly with the CG (GB), Centre Francais de la Couleur, AIDI, Svenskt Färgcentrum, Sociedad Española de Óptica, Groupe Francais de l’imagerie Numerique Couleur
Florence, Italy N/A
Wednesday
03/10/2018
14.00 hrs Some Colourful Words
Words in colour and poetry inspired by colour
City University TBA
Wednesday
07/11/2018
14.00 hrs Student Awards
Presentations by the recipients of the WDW, Palmer Awards and Student Grant Scheme. Poster Awards.
City University TBA
Monday to Friday
12-16/11/2018
Five days Twenty-sixth Color and Imaging Conference
The Colour Group is one of the cooperating societies of this event.
http://www.imaging.org/site/IST/IST/Conferences/CIC/CIC_Home.aspx
Vancouver, BC, Canada TBA
Wednesday 05/12/2018 14.00 hrs Colour in the Clinic City University TBA
Wednesday 09/01/2019 All day Colour Vision Meeting Palmer Lecture and CRS Sponsored Lecture
The annual meeting on colour vision plus the Palmer Lecture and the CRS Sponsored Lecture.
City University TBA
Wednesday 06/02/2019 Afternoon/Evening Turner  Lecture and Presentation of the CG (GB) Turner Medal City University TBA
Monday – Wednesday 25-27/02/18 Two days Fourth International Conference Colour in Film London, Southbank NFT2, Britsih Film Institute
Thursday 21/03/2019 All day International Colour Day
Joint events with SDC and other interested organisations in London and else where
TBA TBA
April 2019 (date TBA) All day Neuroscience of Colour in Art TBA TBA
Wednesday 01/05/2019 14.00 hrs AGM City University TBA

 

2017/2018

Day Time Topic Place Venue
Wednesday
19 July 2017
14.00 hrs Tour of Unison Pastels Factory
Summer visit which includes a talk, tour and tea
Thorneyburn, Hexham, NE48 1NA
MEMBERS ONLY
Friday to Tuesday
18-22 August 2017
Five days 24th Symposium of the International Colour Vision Society (ICVS) The Colour Group (GB) is one of the sponsors of the event. Two CG (GB) Student Poster Awards will be made available Erlangen, Germany University Eye Hospital
Thursday & Friday
04 – 05 September 2017
All Day Gruppo del Colore – XIII Colour Conference Jointly with the CG (GB), Centre Francais de la Couleur, AIDI, Svenskt Färgcentrum, Sociedad Española de Óptica, Groupe Francais de l’imagerie Numerique Couleur Naples, Italy N/A
Monday – Tuesday
11-12 September 2017
All DAY 1st International Museum Lighting Conference
Color Science and Engineering Systems, Technologies, and Applications
University College, London TBA
Monday – Friday
11-15 September 2017
All DAY Twenty-fifth Color and Imaging Conference
The Colour Group (GB) is one of the sponsors of the event. The speaker of the keynote on Thursday 14th September: Twenty-five Years of Colour Constancy will be sponsored.
Lillehammer, Norway TBA
Wednesday to Saturday
27-30 September 2017
Four days EVER Congress 2017 The Colour Group (GB) is one of the sponsors of the event. A speaker at the Special Interest Symposium on 27th September: The role of pre-receptoral filters of short wavelength light in the eye with emphasis on macular pigment will be sponsored. Nice, France N/A
Wednesday
27 September 2017
TBA The Colour Green Newcastle University Institute of Neuroscience
Wednesday
11 October 2017
14.00 hrs Colour Vision Assessment and the Use of Colour in Clinical Practice City University, Room ELG01, Drysdale Building
Wednesday
18 October 2017
14.00 hrs A Colour Tour of the BALTIC Library Newcastle upon Tyne Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
Wednesday
01 November 2017
14.00 hrs Student Awards
Awardees of the WDW and Palmer Awards. Poster Awards
City University, Room R101
Franklin Building, 124 Goswell Road
Wednesday
15 November 2017
14.00 hrs Colour and Beauty Northumbria University, School of Design Newcastle
Monday
04 December 2017
From
13.00 hrs
Lunch, Tour and Inspection at the National Science and Media Museum, Bradford The Grove Restaurant, Bradford College & National Science and Media Museum Bradford
BD1 1NQ
Wednesday
10 January /2018
All day Colour Vision Meeting Palmer Lecture and CRS Sponsored LectureThe annual meeting on colour vision plus the Palmer Lecture and the CRS Sponsored Lecture. City University TBA
Wednesday
07 February 2018
17.00 hrs Newton Lecture and Presentation of the CG (GB) Newton Medal City University Room BLG07, University Building
Thursday
22 February 2018
17.30 hrs UCL W S Stiles Memorial Lecture 2018
Addaptive Optics Based Assessment of Visual Function at the Scale of Individual Cones

David h Barianard, University of Pennsylvania
Harrie Massey Theatre
UCL, 25 Gordon Street
London WC1H 0AY
Monday – Wednesday
19 – 21 March 2018
 Three days Third International Conference Colour in Film NFT3 & Blue Room, Southbank:
Clore Centre, Birkbeck, University of London
Wednesday
04 April 2018
14.00 hrs Colour in  Art City University Room ELG02
Monday
23 & 24 April 2018
09.00 hrs Colour in Employment City University Room B200, University Building
Wednesday
02 May 2018
14.00 hrs AGM and Andrew Hanson on COLOUR IN ITS PLACE City University TBA

 

2016/17

Day Date Time (hr) Topic Place and venue
Wednesday 07 September 2016 1430 hrs Tour of the Stencil Library, Stocksfield Hall, Northumberland and demonstration by Helen Morris Stocksfield Hall, Northumberland
Thursday & Friday 09 September 2016 Two day meeting Gruppo del Colore – XII Colour Conference
Jointly with the CG (GB), Centre Francais de la Couleur, AIDI, Svenskt Färgcentrum, Sociedad Española de Óptica, Groupe Francais de l’imagerie Numerique Couleur
Turin, Italy
Wednesday to Friday 14-16 September 2016 Three day meeting Progress in Colour Studies 2016 (PICS 2016)
CG(GB) is a sponsor of this event
University College London
Wednesday to Friday 21-23 September 2016 Three day meeting Colour in Mind – From Perception to Art
Research Institut of Ophthalmology, University of Tübingen
CG(GB) is a sponsor of this even
Tübingen, Germany
Wednesday 26 October 2016 14.00 – 17.00 hrs CAROTENOIDS AND COLOUR VISION: Protective function and effects on visual performance
Admission is free but tickets required – see details on meeting page
ELG01, City University, London
Wednesday 02 November 2016 14.00 – 17.00 hrs Awards Meeting
Awardees of the WDW, Palmer and CRS awards.
City University, London
Wednesday 09 November 2016 18.00 – 20.00 hrs Colour Matters – art show and talks at Newbridge Studios, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Newcastle
Wednesday 07 December 2016 14.00 – 17.00 hrs Visit and talks at Colour Experience (SDC) in Bradford plus Christmas Lunch SDC, Bradford, West Yorkshire
Wednesiday 07 December 2016 16.45 – 19.00 hrs The Colour Red – Medical School, Newcastle University Newcastle University
Wednesday 11 January 2017 All day Colour Vision Meeting & Palmer Lecture and CRS Sponsored Lecture
The annual meeting on colour vision plus the Palmer Lecture and the CRS Sponsored Lecture
B200, City University, London
Wednesday 01 February 2017 17.15 hrs Turner Lecture and Presentation of the CG (GB) Turner Medal
to Michael Craig-Martin RA
City, University of London
Wednesday 22 February 2017 All day Optical Biomimetics
CG(GB) sponsors student prizes at this Institute of Physics meeting
Imperial College London
Wednesday 01 March 2017 13.30 – 16.00 hrs Colour meets Trend
School of Design, Northumbria University
Newcastle
Tuesday 21 March 2017 17.00 – 19.30 hrs approx International Colour Day
A celebration of this important day
City University, London
Monday to Wednesday 27 – 29 March 2017 Three day event Second International Conference Colour in Film, BFI and Friends House, London
Wednesday 29 March 2017 15:00 – 17.00 hrs Virginia Bodman
Private viewing and talk by the artist
CG(GB) members only
Customs House Gallery, South Shields
Wednesday 05 April 2017 14:00 – 17.00 hrs The Colour Canon – Inspiring Books on Colour
Displays and speakers on heritage books on colour
Royal College of Art, TBC
Wednesday 26 April 2017 14.00 hrs Colour Studio
Artists’ talks and studio tour – CG(GB) Members only.
A ticket (free) is necessary for entry apply
Cobalt Studios, Newcastle
Wednesday 03 May 2017 14.00 – 17.00 hrs AGM + Gordon Plant, Consultant Neurologist, Moorfields Hospital City, University