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Thu 6th May 2021

The Scottish Colourists

Thu 6th May 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Stalbridge Hall, Lower Road
Stalbridge, Dorset DT10 2NF United Kingdom
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This is a Zoom Lecture  The work of S.J. Peploe and J.D. Fergusson was seen in Edinburgh and London in the decade leading up to World War 1, but Hunter and Cadell were less well known. All were bold pioneers in the field of rich colour and exuberant brushwork. The strong light and bright colour they discovered in France was easily harnessed to their favourite places in Scotland. Lecturer: Alice Foster MA Alice has lectured for Oxford University Department of…

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Thu 3rd Jun 2021

The Cultral Heritage of the Huguenots

Thu 3rd Jun 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Stalbridge Hall, Lower Road
Stalbridge, Dorset DT10 2NF United Kingdom
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This is a Zoom Lecture The Huguenots came to England in huge numbers in the late 17th century bringing a wide variety of skills - as silk weavers, silversmiths, clock makers, opticians, bankers, gilders, ironworkers, horticulturists etc. Names such as Paul de Lamerie, Samuel Courtauld and Jean Tijou spring to mind. In virtually all areas, they were innovators and more advanced than the English who were forced to improve their own skills or go out of business. Although the majority…

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Thu 1st Jul 2021

A Design Evolution: Jewellery and Metalwork 1850-1940

Thu 1st Jul 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Stalbridge Hall, Lower Road
Stalbridge, Dorset DT10 2NF United Kingdom
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This is a Zoom Lecture An overview of the work of this dynamic period of design, featuring key historicist, neo-Gothic, Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau and Modern jewellery and metalwork, beautifully-illustrated with works from the Fitzwilliam Museum’s collection. Lecture: Helen Ritchie MA(Cantab) Curator, Modern Applied Arts, The Fitzwilliam Museum. Helen Ritchie is responsible for researching, interpreting and curating the modern Applied Arts collections. She was the sole curator of the exhibition Designers and Jewellery 1850-1940: Jewellery and Metalwork from The…

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Thu 4th Nov 2021

A Life in Fashion: the Wardrobe of Cecil Beaton

Thu 4th Nov 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Stalbridge Hall, Lower Road
Stalbridge, Dorset DT10 2NF United Kingdom
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This event has been rescheduled from 4th June 2020 due to coronavirus When Cecil Beaton died in 1980, it was not surprising that one of his tailors was telephoned with the news before Buckingham Palace, despite his close association with the Royal Family. From the moment he arrived at Cambridge University in 1922, to his first meeting with Greta Garbo ten years later to his appearance at Truman Capote’s 1970 Black and White Ball, Beaton expressed a flamboyant sartorial nonchalance,…

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