BADA Fair Events
Event A: Thursday 19 March at 11.15am
'Not so Shabby Chic: Juxtaposing the Old and New'
With Viv Lawes, curator, NADFAS lecturer and arts journalist.
The apparently effortless style of great collectors combining the old and new in their homes is hard to emulate. Viv Lawes unravels the combinations that work, exploring display in historical collections such as that of the Earls of Harewood at Harewood House, Leeds, and discusses the visual characteristics of successfully eclectic arrangements.
Event B: Friday 20 March at 11.15am
'Hollywood Style - Jewellery and Fashion from 1929 to 1959'
With Andrew Prince, jewellery designer.
Hollywood has always been instrumental in creating dreams and Gods. Between 1929 and 1959 a style developed that is still revered today for its beauty and captivating elegance. Andrew Prince explains this extraordinary period, where, in the face of war and struggle, the great designers produced their finest work and dreams came true.
Event C: Monday 23 March at 11.15am
'The Hidden Treasures of Lichfield Cathedral'
With Dr John Goodall, Architectural Editor, Country Life.
For more than 1,300 years Lichfield Cathedral has been a centre of pilgrimage, discovery and spiritual refreshment. To celebrate the re-installation of the glorious 16th century Herkenrode glass, following major renovation works, Dr John Goodall talks about Lichfield Cathedral, Britain’s only three-spired medieval cathedral and an architectural treasure trove of international importance.
The talk will be introduced by Michael Hall, Contributing Editor, Visual Arts for Country Life