Events

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EVENTS FOR MEMBERS

Our UK programme includes special visits to houses and private collections often not open to the public, study visits to museums, architectural walks, seminars and evening lectures. This is complemented each year by one or two Foreign Study Tours.

Christ’s Hospital and Brangwyn Murals

UK EVENT

Wed 11 Sep 2019

Christ’s Hospital school and its distinctive uniform date back to 1552. The current campus was designed by Aston Webb and E. Ingress Bell at the turn of the 20th century and Brangwyn painted 16...

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Two Private Houses, Gimson and the Dryad Collection, Leicester

UK EVENT

Tue 17 Sep 2019

Along with its superb group of works by Ernest Gimson and other Arts & Crafts designers, Leicester Museum has a collection of folk art from around the world gathered by Harry Peach, founder of...

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Arts & Crafts in Ireland: Dublin to Cork

FOREIGN STUDY TOUR

Mon 23 Sep 2019

Highlights around Dublin will include a visit to Lambay Island to see the house designed by Edwin Lutyens for the Baring family (weather-dependent), Farmleigh in the Phoenix Park (donated to the...

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Visit to a Private Collection in Chelsea

UK EVENT

Wed 02 Oct 2019

The house was designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for the painter, Harold Squire, in 1920 and completed in 1923. Augustus John was a guest there in the late 1930s and it was bought by Edward Le...

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David Parr House and Mill Road Cemetery, Cambridge

UK EVENT

Thu 10 Oct 2019

186 Gwydir Street is a small terraced house bought in 1886 by David Parr, a working-class ‘artist-decorator’ employed by F.R. Leach & Sons. They are known for their work in Cambridge on Queens’...

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