WHS Events 2019
Visit to studios and demonstrations of specialist paint techniques:
Croxford & Saunders, Hythe Road, London
Friday 10 May 2019
The Society has a arranged an afternoon visit to the the studios of the Fine Decorative Arts specialists Croxford and Saunders. With commissions varying from royal palaces in the Middle East and South East Asia, to Scottish castles and significant homes in London, Amsterdam, Moscow and Delhi, their skills include gilding, mural and decorative painting, and a wide range of specialist interior decorative finishes
For more about Croxford & Saunders, visit https://www.croxfordandsaunders.com/
Date: Friday 10th May 2019, commencing 1.30pm
Location: Apex House, 23-25 Hythe Road, London NW10 6RT
Cost: £20 WHS Members, £25 guests (WHS priority, as numbers are limited)
Please note that numbrs are limited, so early booking is recommended
The afternoon session will commence at 1.30pm and include light refreshments
Visit and workshop, Allyson McDermott Showroom, Bath, Wed 27 February 2019
The Society is delighted to announce a visit to Allyson McDermott’s Bath showroom, housed in the historic Margaret’s Buildings, built around 1769 by John Wood the younger. The day will comprise an illustrated talk about wallpaper conservation, investigation and recreation using traditional techniques, followed by a demonstration and workshop.
To find out more about Allyson’s work and the showroom, please visit: http://www.allysonmcdermott.com/new-page-37/
An artisan in the truest sense of the word, Allyson McDermott 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 and interior designers and architects worldwide.
The day will begin at 11am, and include a light lunch. Please note that the premises are old, with some facilities located in the basement where the floor can be uneven. Numbers are limited. You can download the booking and visit information here and book directly via PayPal below. Please note that you may need to register and open a PayPal account to do this, and use the destination firstname.lastname@example.org.