Saturday 28th January 2017– Allyson McDermott - The History of Wallpaper for the Historic Interior

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Saturday 28th January 2017– Allyson McDermott - The History of Wallpaper for the Historic Interior

180.00

The History of Wallpaper for the Historic Interior

Saturday 28th January 2017– Allyson McDermott.

Morning - The history of wallpaper, including the manufacture, and use of Chinese and European papers from 1650 to the present.

Modern wallpapers suitable for the historic interior.

The identification, conservation and recreation of wallpapers.

Afternoon - A demonstration of some of the historic techniques used in the manufacture of wallpapers, with a discussion of case studies.

An artisan in the truest sense of the word, Allyson is arguably the world’s leading authority on conserving, recreating and hanging historic wallpapers.  Part artist, part scientist, part sleuth, she peels away the layers of history for clients including The National Trust, Historic Royal Palaces, interior designers and architects worldwide.  

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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