Saturday 5th November 2016 - Annabel Westman - The history of textiles and soft furnishings in the historic interior

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Saturday 5th November 2016 - Annabel Westman - The history of textiles and soft furnishings in the historic interior

180.00

The history of textiles and soft furnishings in the historic interior

Saturday 5th November 2016Annabel Westman.

Morning - The history of textiles and soft furnishings in the historic interior, including wall hangings, seat furniture, curtains and carpets.

Afternoon - Discussion and demonstration of the types of fabrics used in the historic house.

Annabel Westman, FSA, is an independent textile historian, writer and consultant who has specialised since 1980 on the restoration of historic interiors.  She has worked on a wide range of significant projects for heritage organisations, including Historic Royal Palaces, the National Trust and English Heritage. She is also the Executive Director of The Attingham Trust, an educational charitable trust founded in 1952, offering study courses for professionals on historic houses and collections.  

 

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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