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This short course introduces the British arts & crafts movement through key buildings, designers, collectors and inhabitants.

In 1891, GF and Mary Watts moved to Limnerslease. Designed by Sir Ernest George and built at the start of the arts & arafts movement, the house still features original gesso ceiling panels and fireplaces by Mary Watts. Celebrating Limnerslease in 2021, this short course introduces the British arts & crafts movement through key buildings, designers, collectors and inhabitants.

Monday 22 February

Limnerslease in its Arts & Crafts Context - Hilary Underwood (Curatorial Adviser, Watts Gallery Artists’ Village)

Monday 1 March

The David Parr House: An Extraordinary Arts & Crafts House - Tamsin Wimhurst (Chair of Trustees, David Parr House)

Monday 8 March

William Morris, Philip Webb and the Arts & Crafts Home - Dr Suzanne Fagence Cooper (Writer and Curator)

Monday 15 March

Reclaiming her Scandalous Past: Lady Dorothy Nevill as Art Collector and Cultural Philanthropist - Dr Caroline McCaffrey-Howarth (V&A)

Monday 22 March

Art and craftsmanship in the Highlands - Mary Miers (Writer and former Arts Editor, Country Life)

Monday 29 March

C R Ashbee: From Chelsea to the Cotswolds - Dr Suzanne Fagence Cooper

Lectures will take place on Zoom.

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