Fakes and Forgeries: the Garden Shed Gang and others

Ref: C3675934

A light-hearted look at how some of the most unlikely British criminals fooled the Art World by using, among other things, Dulux emulsion paint and a selection of 'ancient' tools from B&Q.

Course aim

To explore how some British criminals fooled the Art World.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Explore how some British criminals fooled the Art World.
  • Understand how Dulux paint and B&Q tools were used to fool the Art World.
  • Appreciate the ingenuity of the criminals.

How will I be taught?

  • This is a lecture.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • This is a lecture.

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

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Fakes and Forgeries: the Garden Shed Gang and others

Enrolment Conditions

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  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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