Through Tempestuous Seas – Exotic Woods in Chippendale furniture

When:
August 30, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Where:
Dumfries House
Dumfries House
Cumnock KA18 2NJ
UK
Cost:
£15 including tea, coffee and shortbread
Contact:
01290 425 959

Dr Adam Bowett, Chairman of the Chippendale Society, author and independent historian explores the woods used in Chippendale creations

Thursday 30th August; 2pm to 6pm

Adam discusses the sources and types of woods used in Chippendale’s furniture, demonstrating how Britain’s growing colonial empire provided the raw materials for his business.

Lecture with Tea, Coffee & Shortbread £15.00 per person

Tickets are available here.

OPENING TIMES
Dumfries House, House Tours and Grand Tours are available throughout the Summer Season but only offer limited access through the Winter season on a Saturday & Sunday. Find out tour times here.

ADMISSION
General admission to the estate is free, Tickets for the Queen Elizabeth Garden and House Tours can be purchased at the Visitor Centre or you can book a Guided Tour of Dumfries House here.

ACCESS
Full details regarding disabled access can be found here.

GETTING HERE
Details of how to reach Dumfries can be found here.