British Decorative and Fine Arts Society of Brussels
British Decorative and Fine Arts Society of Brussels
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04 October 2017Three great families and their gardens A history of the lives of the Astors, the Rothschilds and the Sackville Wests and their gardens
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17 January 2018Peasant pastimes? The Art of Pieter Brueghel the Elder This lecture will show that there is more to Brueghel than peasant paintings making merry
14 February 2018Not just log cabins - historic arcitecture of the American West For sheer variety this lecture is hard to beat. From cliff dwellings to Frank Lloyd Wright's School
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11 April 2018Bernard Leach and his influence on the 20thC studio ceramics He was trained to be a potter in Japan and with a deep desire to bring East and West together
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Three great families and their gardens

A history of the lives of the Astors, the Rothschilds and the Sackville Wests and their gardens


Wednesday 04 October 2017