Friday 10th March 2017 - Hugh Petter and David Harrison - The History of Interior Proportions and Plaster Mouldings

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Friday 10th March 2017 - Hugh Petter and David Harrison - The History of Interior Proportions and Plaster Mouldings

180.00

The History of Interior Proportions and Plaster Mouldings

Friday 10th March 2017 -  Hugh Petter.

Morning - Talk on the origins of the Classical Orders of architecture and their importance in interior design.

Afternoon - David Harrison from Hayles and Howe will give a talk on the history of plaster mouldings, how they were made and applied. He will focus on the mouldings  suitable for period houses today, finishing with a demonstration.

Hugh Petter is a recognised authority on classical and traditional architecture with a broad range of experience. He works throughout Britain, Italy, the Caribbean, North America and Russia. He has published various articles and essays on architectural subjects and is a visiting tutor to several colleges in the UK and abroad. He is a Vice-Chairman of The Georgian Group.

David Harrison is the Managing Director of Hayles and Howe, a renowned ornamental plasterwork and scagliola company, specialising in the conservation and restoration of theatres, churches and public buildings.

David has been responsible for recreating many stunning Robert Adam interiors, including replicating in detail the Library at Kenwood House and the Anti-Room at Syon House, for a client in Pueblo, Colorado (the works included research and manufacture of the ceilings, cornices, statues and malachite scagliola columns). 

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The cost of each study day will be £180.00 (incl. VAT.) This will include the full day’s events, coffee or tea and biscuits on arrival, lecture in the Northumberland Room, Lunch will be held in the Garden Restaurant. Each study day will conclude with a tour of the house by the day's expert, followed by tea in the Green Drawing Room.

This study day starts at 10 a.m. at Syon House, Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex TW8 8JF and will finish around 5 p.m.

Numbers are limited to 35 participants per day.

Cancellations made less than 4 weeks prior to the event will be subject to a 50% cancellation charge. Cancellations made less than 2 weeks prior to the event are non-refundable.

PROGRAMME

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10.00 a.m.

Arrival. Welcome to Syon House and coffee. 

10.30 a.m.

Lecture in Northumberland Room

11.30 a.m.

Break and questions

12.00 p.m.

Lecture

1.00 p.m.

Lunch in the Garden House Restaurant at Syon.

2.30 p.m.

Lecture in Northumberland Room followed by tour of Syon House

4.00 p.m.

Afternoon tea in the Green Drawing Room. 

5.00 p.m.

Depart

For any further information, please do get in touch with Zuleika Parkin at info@historicdecoration.com