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.

Lyon & Turnbull: Modern Made Auction – Meet the Specialists

UK EVENT

Mon 25 Mar 2019

Lyon & Turnbull has invited the DAS to join Philip Smith, Head of Sculpture, Studio and Contemporary Ceramics and Modern Design, and Charlotte Riordan, who heads the Modern and Contemporary Art...

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Visit to Bateman’s, Home of Rudyard Kipling

UK EVENT

Thu 04 Apr 2019

Surrounded by the wooded landscape of the Sussex Weald, this Jacobean house was Kipling’s home from 1902 to his death in 1936. Now managed by the National Trust, the rooms remain much as Kipling...

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Visit to Wartski

UK EVENT

Tue 09 Apr 2019

Founded in 1865, Wartski is a family-owned firm specialising in antique jewellery, silver and the work of Peter Carl Faberge. After 44 years on Grafton Street, the royal warrant-holding firm...

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Visit to a Private Collection in Highgate

UK EVENT

Wed 24 Apr 2019

This is our second chance to visit the home of one of our members, located at the foot of Highgate Hill, next to Highgate Cemetery. Holly Village is a Grade II* gated estate in the high Victorian...

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Northern Germany

FOREIGN STUDY TOUR

Tue 14 May 2019

Dr Leon Lock is planning a wide-ranging tour, which will study important Deutscher Werkbund, Jugendstil and Modernist sites and collections in Hagen, Darmstadt, Karlsruhe and Stuttgart. It starts...

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Anglo-French Links in Normandy: Varengeville-sur-Mer and Dieppe

FOREIGN STUDY TOUR

Wed 12 Jun 2019

A special visit to Le Bois des Moutiers, the 1898 masterpiece created by Edwin Lutyens at Varengeville-sur-Mer for the banker Guillaume Mallet will be the centrepiece of this two-day programme....

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A Walk Round Smithfield

UK EVENT

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Historian and author Alec Forshaw will lead a walk around the historic area of Smithfield in central London, looking at the splendid late 19th- and early 20th-century market buildings and...

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David Parr House and Mill Road Cemetery, Cambridge

UK EVENT

Thu 27 Jun 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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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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