Event programme 2013

2014 events coming soon

Tuesday 5 November

Arts and Crafts of India under the Raj
Arthur Millner, specialist and writer in Indian and Islamic Art
2.30pm - 3.30pm
India has a long standing craft tradition which has evolved under waves of foreign influence producing a distinctive range of artefacts, both functional and luxury. Many of these traditions survive today in modern India.

City & Guilds of London Art School:
gilding and historic carving demonstrations

3.00pm and 4.30pm

Wednesday 6 November

City & Guilds of London Art School: a series of four 15 minute talks on conservation and historic carving

  • Gilded frames, Conservation Science applied. Effect of conservation cleaning using conservation cloth
  • The design and carving of a classical chimneypiece in statuary marble
  • Laser cleaning of the Great Cosmati Pavement in Westminster Abbey
  • Historic wood carving at City & Guilds of London Art School
Thursday 7 November

The BADA lecture: history of the London tube map - a British design icon
11.30am - 12.30am
Jakob Søndergård Pedersen explores the development of the London tube map from its earliest geographically accurate forms to Harry Beck’s 1933 ground-breaking iconic design.

'In conversation with Alidad'
followed by book signing
2.30pm - 3.30pm
Award-winning interior designer, Alidad, talks to Sarah Stewart-Smith,
herself a former interior designer and author of the his new book,
Alidad: The Timeless Home

All events are free of charge with a valid ticket to the fair unless otherwise stated.