Harewood and Paxton: Chippendale Commissions Compared Symposium

When:
September 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 5:15 pm
2018-09-29T10:00:00+01:00
2018-09-29T17:15:00+01:00
Where:
Paxton House
Paxton House
Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1SZ
UK
Cost:
£49 for the symposium, including delegate pack, lunch and refreshments
Contact:

In this, the tercentenary year of the master designer and cabinetmaker Thomas Chippendale’s birth, Paxton House will host a symposium:Harewood and Paxton: Chippendale Commissions Compared on 29thSeptember 2018.

This will present new research commissioned by both Paxton and Harewood Trusts; specifically comparing and contrasting the two commissions - the approach of the two patrons to their commissions, issues of style, taste, functionality, technical prowess, sources of funding, (the slave trade) and the response by a contemporary artist to an historical commission (at Harewood by Geraldine Pilgrim).

Full details can be found here.

Paxton House designed by John and James Adam 1756

ACCESS
Wheelchair accessible via lift. Please notify in advance. Disabled parking, accessible toilets.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
No. 32 'Hutton' Bus from Berwick Upon Tweed operated by Perrymans, departs daily (except Sundays  from outside The Castle Hotel, next to Berwick train station and comes into the car park at Paxton. Mainline rail station at Berwick Upon Tweed. Only three miles from this station to Paxton by car/bus/taxi.

PARKING
Car park in grounds next to house with disabled access spaces and spaces for coaches. Coaches please phone in advance to ensure availability of space.