Lecture by The Design Gallery


Chrissie will be giving a talk on Arts and Crafts Metalware and Jewellery at the Eden Valley Museum, Edenbridge on Thursday 8 Novemberat 7.30pm. This is a double bill with Christopher Hill of Standen who will discuss the contents of architect Philip Webb’s Arts & Crafts Movement masterpiece. Designers discussed by Chrissie will include Westerham’s own John Paul Cooper, and Bernard Instone who worked with Cooper for two years. CR Ashbee of the Guild of Handicraft lived in Godden Green, near Sevenoaks and the work of this important designer-reformer will also be featured. Archibald Knox, Oliver Baker, Jessie M King and Liberty and Birmingham Silversmith AE Jones will be among the luminaries covered. The talks take place in Rickards Hall behind the Museum. The Museum itself is open from 6.30pm. Tickets £8, EVMT Members £7. Call The Design Gallery on 01959 561234 for further information.