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June 2015

Saddleworth Festival of the Arts

13th June 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saddleworth Museum, High Street
Saddleworth, Yorkshire OL3 6HS United Kingdom
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An afternoon with Dr Jonathan Foyle George Shaw of Saddleworth: The man who unwittingly rescued a royal treasure In 2010, a curious and elaborately carved piece of furniture was bought from a Chester auction house. It was thought to be early Tudor and extremely rare. In 2013 Dr Jonathan Foyle began researching its puzzling symbolism and old surfaces and in the course of two years discovered strands of evidence revealing it to be the marriage bed of Henry VII and…

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Cultural connections: Conserving the diversity of place

19th June 2015
IHBC, 20 Bank Plain
Noriwch, Norfolk NR2 4SF United Kingdom
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The annual conference of The Institute of Historic Building Conservation, our Annual School, is taking place in Norwich from 18 -20 June 2015, and we are delighted to announce a new keynote speaker to add to our long list of specialists: Dr Jonathan Foyle, former CEO of the World Monuments Fund (WMF) Britain, and leading author, journalist, BBC presenter, architectural historian and advocate of heritage, as well as a Visiting Professor at the University of Lincoln. IHBC’s Director Seán O’Reily…

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