WHS Events 2019

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 info@wallpaperhistorysociety.org.uk.

Important Update: Please note that this event is now fully booked. if you are interested in a possible similar future event, please contact treasurer@wallpaperhistorysociety.org.uk 

 

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