Research and Buildings

  • 10am-4.30pm The course This day explores categories of domestic decorations and household goods that tend not to feature in historical documents, such as inventories. We will introduce the rich physical evidence for the ubiquitous trends in interior decoration and furnishings – such as wall paintings, and other fixed decorations, ceramics and cheap print – and... (more info)
  • 10am-4.30pm The course Concentrating on the polite architecture of English great churches and castles, and their heavy investment in carved and painted details, we closely examine meaning in this imagery and explore its historical context to build up narratives of politics, belief and custom that can transform our understanding of what great buildings represented to... (more info)
  • 10am-4.30pm The course Concentrating on the polite architecture of English great churches and castles, and their heavy investment in carved and painted details, we closely examine meaning in this imagery and explore its historical context to build up narratives of politics, belief and custom that can transform our understanding of what great buildings represented to... (more info)
  • To be added to the waiting list please call 01243 811021 or email [email protected] 10am-4.30pm The course This day course looks at the documentary evidence for the history of houses, with an emphasis on what it can tell us about their social history. It will introduce participants to the sources and to some of the... (more info)