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Arts and Crafts Movement in the Midlands

Sally Hoban

Wednesday 4th March 2020

 

 

Designers from the Arts and Crafts Movement such as William Morris are well known but the Midlands made a huge contribution to the movement as well. Designers at The Bromsgrove Guild of Handicrafts, for example, produced the exquisite wrought iron gates for Buckingham Palace.

Three lectures will set the work of Midlands designers in the context of the national Arts and Crafts Movement using the examples of jewelry made by Arthur and Georgina Gaskin, stained glass by Florence Cam, ceramics from the Ruskin Pottery and more.

We will also hear about the best locations in the region to see examples of Arts and Crafts design.

10.00 am  Arrival and coffee/tea

10.30 am  Lecture 1: The Background and Context of the Arts and Crafts Movement

11.30 am  Lecture 2: Designers and Artists Associated with The Birmingham Municipal School of Art 

12.45 pm  Lunch

Approx. 2.00 pm to 3pm.  Lecture 3: Arts and Crafts Architecture in the Midlands, the work of Florence Camm and the Ruskin Pottery

Cawley Hall, Eye nr Leominster HR6 0DS

£30 for Teme Valley Branch members and £35 for members of other branches and guests.

Includes refreshments and a 2 course professionally catered lunch

A Booking Form is available on the Documents page.

 

E: Avis Denny

revdenny1@btinternet.com

 

T: 01568 780874