Talk: Enid Marx: The Pleasures Of Pattern on Friday 22nd June 2018 @ 6pm

On Friday 22nd June 2018 design historian Alan Powers will be giving a talk on this important leading mid-20th century artist and designer, collection and writer, Enid Marx.  Petite and charming, she was industrious, a perfectionist, outspoken and campaigning.  She studied under Paul Nash and counted Edward Bowden, Barnett Feedman and Eric Ravilious among her…..

On Friday 22nd June 2018 design historian Alan Powers will be giving a talk on this important leading mid-20th century artist and designer, collection and writer, Enid Marx.  Petite and charming, she was industrious, a perfectionist, outspoken and campaigning.  She studied under Paul Nash and counted Edward Bowden, Barnett Feedman and Eric Ravilious among her…..

On Friday 22nd June 2018 design historian Alan Powers will be giving a talk on this important leading mid-20th century artist and designer, collection and writer, Enid Marx.  Petite and charming, she was industrious, a perfectionist, outspoken and campaigning.  She studied under Paul Nash and counted Edward Bowden, Barnett Feedman and Eric Ravilious among her…..

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TALK ON DR CHRISTOPHER DRESSER ON 6th APRIL 2018

Matthew Winterbottom will be giving talk on Unity in Variety.  Dr Christopher Dresser, Pioneer of Modern Design at 6pm in the Edinburgh Room, the Lygon Arms, Broadway on 6th April 2018. Dr Christopher Dresser (1834-1904) believed well-made objects should be within the reach of the widest possible.  His designs, which are now widely collected, were based on abstracted…..

Matthew Winterbottom will be giving talk on Unity in Variety.  Dr Christopher Dresser, Pioneer of Modern Design at 6pm in the Edinburgh Room, the Lygon Arms, Broadway on 6th April 2018. Dr Christopher Dresser (1834-1904) believed well-made objects should be within the reach of the widest possible.  His designs, which are now widely collected, were based on abstracted…..

Matthew Winterbottom will be giving talk on Unity in Variety.  Dr Christopher Dresser, Pioneer of Modern Design at 6pm in the Edinburgh Room, the Lygon Arms, Broadway on 6th April 2018. Dr Christopher Dresser (1834-1904) believed well-made objects should be within the reach of the widest possible.  His designs, which are now widely collected, were based on abstracted…..

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Talk on Lewis Foreman Day (1845-1910) on 13 October 2017

‘A man proves himself a designer, not because he has somehow arrived at a design, but in as much as out of unpromising material and untoward circumstances he can shape a thing of beauty’  Helen Larner will talk about the life and work of this prolific designer who wanted to push the boundaries. The talk…..

‘A man proves himself a designer, not because he has somehow arrived at a design, but in as much as out of unpromising material and untoward circumstances he can shape a thing of beauty’  Helen Larner will talk about the life and work of this prolific designer who wanted to push the boundaries. The talk…..

‘A man proves himself a designer, not because he has somehow arrived at a design, but in as much as out of unpromising material and untoward circumstances he can shape a thing of beauty’  Helen Larner will talk about the life and work of this prolific designer who wanted to push the boundaries. The talk…..

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13th SEPTEMBER 2017 OUTING

On Wednesday 13th September the Friends will be visiting Buscot Park for a 40 minutes guided tour of the house, including the Pre-Raphelite room with Edward Burne-Jones famous Briar Rose series of paintings.   Lunch in nearby Faringdon will provide an opportunity to see the extraordinary Portwell Bench and learn about it association with Salvador…..

On Wednesday 13th September the Friends will be visiting Buscot Park for a 40 minutes guided tour of the house, including the Pre-Raphelite room with Edward Burne-Jones famous Briar Rose series of paintings.   Lunch in nearby Faringdon will provide an opportunity to see the extraordinary Portwell Bench and learn about it association with Salvador…..

On Wednesday 13th September the Friends will be visiting Buscot Park for a 40 minutes guided tour of the house, including the Pre-Raphelite room with Edward Burne-Jones famous Briar Rose series of paintings.   Lunch in nearby Faringdon will provide an opportunity to see the extraordinary Portwell Bench and learn about it association with Salvador…..

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FRIENDS GROUP LAUNCHED

The evening of Friday 7th April saw the successful launch of the Friends of the Gordon Russell Design Museum.  Over a glass of wine (kindly supplied by Guy Warner of Budgens) the guests heard about Gordon Russell’s connection with the Lygon Arms (who had kindly provided the Torrington Room for this event).   Ray Leigh, former…..

The evening of Friday 7th April saw the successful launch of the Friends of the Gordon Russell Design Museum.  Over a glass of wine (kindly supplied by Guy Warner of Budgens) the guests heard about Gordon Russell’s connection with the Lygon Arms (who had kindly provided the Torrington Room for this event).   Ray Leigh, former…..

The evening of Friday 7th April saw the successful launch of the Friends of the Gordon Russell Design Museum.  Over a glass of wine (kindly supplied by Guy Warner of Budgens) the guests heard about Gordon Russell’s connection with the Lygon Arms (who had kindly provided the Torrington Room for this event).   Ray Leigh, former…..

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Become a Friend of the Gordon Russell Design Museum

At 6pm on 7th April 2017 a party will be held in the Torrington Room at the Lygon Arms to launch a new Friends Group to support the Gordon Russell Design Museum.  The Friends will not support the museum financially but act as ambassadors, lobby on its behalf and help provide a resource of contacts…..

At 6pm on 7th April 2017 a party will be held in the Torrington Room at the Lygon Arms to launch a new Friends Group to support the Gordon Russell Design Museum.  The Friends will not support the museum financially but act as ambassadors, lobby on its behalf and help provide a resource of contacts…..

At 6pm on 7th April 2017 a party will be held in the Torrington Room at the Lygon Arms to launch a new Friends Group to support the Gordon Russell Design Museum.  The Friends will not support the museum financially but act as ambassadors, lobby on its behalf and help provide a resource of contacts…..

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