Gordon Russell Prize for Innovation and Design 2018

The 2018 Gordon Russell Prize for Innovation and Design was unanimously awarded to Roland Smith of the Peter Sefton Furniture School during the school’s open day on 14th July.  Former GR Chairman Richard Paice, who made the award described the quality of work as amazing and he was pleased to see so many supporters of…..

The 2018 Gordon Russell Prize for Innovation and Design was unanimously awarded to Roland Smith of the Peter Sefton Furniture School during the school’s open day on 14th July.  Former GR Chairman Richard Paice, who made the award described the quality of work as amazing and he was pleased to see so many supporters of…..

The 2018 Gordon Russell Prize for Innovation and Design was unanimously awarded to Roland Smith of the Peter Sefton Furniture School during the school’s open day on 14th July.  Former GR Chairman Richard Paice, who made the award described the quality of work as amazing and he was pleased to see so many supporters of…..

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Friends of GRDM Visit to Wightwick Manor on Tuesday 18th September 2018

Built for the successful 19th century industrialist Theodore Mander this is a rare surviving example of a house influenced by the Aesthetic and Arts & Crafts movements.   Mander was inspired to decorate the interior of the manor with wallpapers and fabrics designed by William Morris, tiles by William De Morgan and glass by Charles Kempe, after…..

Built for the successful 19th century industrialist Theodore Mander this is a rare surviving example of a house influenced by the Aesthetic and Arts & Crafts movements.   Mander was inspired to decorate the interior of the manor with wallpapers and fabrics designed by William Morris, tiles by William De Morgan and glass by Charles Kempe, after…..

Built for the successful 19th century industrialist Theodore Mander this is a rare surviving example of a house influenced by the Aesthetic and Arts & Crafts movements.   Mander was inspired to decorate the interior of the manor with wallpapers and fabrics designed by William Morris, tiles by William De Morgan and glass by Charles Kempe, after…..

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Symposium: The Rush Seated Chair: a celebration of past, present and future

Hugo Burge, at Marchmont House, has organised a two day symposium, to be held on 14th and 15th September 2018, on the rush seated chair in all its facets, from the material and the ways in which the rush seats were made, to the widespread variety of vernacular types – from the urban to the…..

Hugo Burge, at Marchmont House, has organised a two day symposium, to be held on 14th and 15th September 2018, on the rush seated chair in all its facets, from the material and the ways in which the rush seats were made, to the widespread variety of vernacular types – from the urban to the…..

Hugo Burge, at Marchmont House, has organised a two day symposium, to be held on 14th and 15th September 2018, on the rush seated chair in all its facets, from the material and the ways in which the rush seats were made, to the widespread variety of vernacular types – from the urban to the…..

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Arts and Crafts in the Cotswolds : 8-9 June 2018

This symposium, organised by Court Barn, will explore the Arts & Crafts movement in the Cotswolds.  Contributions from nationally acclaimed speakers will consider key Cotswolds figures: William Morris, Gimson and the Barnsleys, Michael Cardew, Ashbee and Gordon Russell.   The event will be held at Chipping Campden School.  See Court Barn website for full details and…..

This symposium, organised by Court Barn, will explore the Arts & Crafts movement in the Cotswolds.  Contributions from nationally acclaimed speakers will consider key Cotswolds figures: William Morris, Gimson and the Barnsleys, Michael Cardew, Ashbee and Gordon Russell.   The event will be held at Chipping Campden School.  See Court Barn website for full details and…..

This symposium, organised by Court Barn, will explore the Arts & Crafts movement in the Cotswolds.  Contributions from nationally acclaimed speakers will consider key Cotswolds figures: William Morris, Gimson and the Barnsleys, Michael Cardew, Ashbee and Gordon Russell.   The event will be held at Chipping Campden School.  See Court Barn website for full details and…..

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Robin and Heather Tanner: a country living 19th May to 16th June 2018

The Winchcombe Archive Collection are holding a two week exhibition, together with a series of talks on Robin and Heather Tanner.  The couple lived in a house they built at Kington Langley.  An etcher and teacher Tanner believed that the study of natural things and the explorations of arts and crafts were essential for the…..

The Winchcombe Archive Collection are holding a two week exhibition, together with a series of talks on Robin and Heather Tanner.  The couple lived in a house they built at Kington Langley.  An etcher and teacher Tanner believed that the study of natural things and the explorations of arts and crafts were essential for the…..

The Winchcombe Archive Collection are holding a two week exhibition, together with a series of talks on Robin and Heather Tanner.  The couple lived in a house they built at Kington Langley.  An etcher and teacher Tanner believed that the study of natural things and the explorations of arts and crafts were essential for the…..

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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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National Furniture Design Competition winner announced

After a nationwide search, the Gordon Russell Design Museum has awarded their inaugural Furniture Design Competition prize to Arash Shahbaz, MA Vehicle Design student at the Royal College of Art. Inspired by Gordon Russell’s design philosophy, the competition called for innovative designs for a machine made chair and was open to students aged 16 or…..

After a nationwide search, the Gordon Russell Design Museum has awarded their inaugural Furniture Design Competition prize to Arash Shahbaz, MA Vehicle Design student at the Royal College of Art. Inspired by Gordon Russell’s design philosophy, the competition called for innovative designs for a machine made chair and was open to students aged 16 or…..

After a nationwide search, the Gordon Russell Design Museum has awarded their inaugural Furniture Design Competition prize to Arash Shahbaz, MA Vehicle Design student at the Royal College of Art. Inspired by Gordon Russell’s design philosophy, the competition called for innovative designs for a machine made chair and was open to students aged 16 or…..

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One-off sideboard designed by Dick Russell

Have you seen this sideboard?  Dick Russell designed it as a one-off piece for the Arts & Crafts Exhibition show held at the Royal Academy in 1938.    Executed by A. H. Allaway the carcass and legs of the sideboard are made from pearwood with the doors constructed from ebony with inlaid with mutton bones. …..

Have you seen this sideboard?  Dick Russell designed it as a one-off piece for the Arts & Crafts Exhibition show held at the Royal Academy in 1938.    Executed by A. H. Allaway the carcass and legs of the sideboard are made from pearwood with the doors constructed from ebony with inlaid with mutton bones. …..

Have you seen this sideboard?  Dick Russell designed it as a one-off piece for the Arts & Crafts Exhibition show held at the Royal Academy in 1938.    Executed by A. H. Allaway the carcass and legs of the sideboard are made from pearwood with the doors constructed from ebony with inlaid with mutton bones. …..

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STEAM TRAINS RETURN TO BROADWAY

Thanks to the hard work of the volunteer run GWR (Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway) Broadway Station will re-open to the public on 30th March 2018, fifty eight years after the last train left the village.  Starting at Cheltenham Racecourse this service will run through some of the most spectacular scenery in the Cotswolds, with views of …..

Thanks to the hard work of the volunteer run GWR (Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway) Broadway Station will re-open to the public on 30th March 2018, fifty eight years after the last train left the village.  Starting at Cheltenham Racecourse this service will run through some of the most spectacular scenery in the Cotswolds, with views of …..

Thanks to the hard work of the volunteer run GWR (Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway) Broadway Station will re-open to the public on 30th March 2018, fifty eight years after the last train left the village.  Starting at Cheltenham Racecourse this service will run through some of the most spectacular scenery in the Cotswolds, with views of …..

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THE PRIVATE FROLICS OF LORD BERNERS on 23rd February at 6pm

On 23rd February 2018 at 6pm in the Edinburgh Room, Lygon Arms, Broadway, Roger Vlitos, Curator of Buscot Park will give a talk on ‘The Private Frolics of Lord Berners’. Ticket price include glass of wine and nibble:  £5 for Friends of GRDM, £10 for others and free to GRDM volunteers. To book places please…..

On 23rd February 2018 at 6pm in the Edinburgh Room, Lygon Arms, Broadway, Roger Vlitos, Curator of Buscot Park will give a talk on ‘The Private Frolics of Lord Berners’. Ticket price include glass of wine and nibble:  £5 for Friends of GRDM, £10 for others and free to GRDM volunteers. To book places please…..

On 23rd February 2018 at 6pm in the Edinburgh Room, Lygon Arms, Broadway, Roger Vlitos, Curator of Buscot Park will give a talk on ‘The Private Frolics of Lord Berners’. Ticket price include glass of wine and nibble:  £5 for Friends of GRDM, £10 for others and free to GRDM volunteers. To book places please…..

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