Highlights Tours – Discover the Wealth of Treasures at the Fair

Tours Take Place on 28 June – 3 July 2016

Vanessa's Top Fair Picks

Daily Tours will be held at 1.30pm from the Meeting Point

A hand-picked selection of exemplary pieces available to purchase from around the fair, where independent art advisor, Vanessa Curry will illustrate the latest trends in decorative design and fine art purchasing. Find out more information on Vanessa Curry here.

Tanya Baxter Contemporary, Stand C17

The Contemporary Art Market and Recent Trends

The talk will take place on Friday 1 July at 12:00 on Stand C17

The post war contemporary market is the fastest growing art market. Despite shifts in the overall market, this sector remains strong and exciting! Find out more information on Tanya Baxter Contemporary here.

Howard Walwyn Ltd Fine Antique Clocks, Stand B11

‘Saloon Bards’ a selection of Tavern themed poetry, ballads 

The talk will take place on Thursday 30 June at 18.00 and 19:30 on Stand B11

A fantastic opportunity to meet Dr Paul Dean on the Howard Walwyn Ltd Fine Antique Clocks stand where he will be reading a selection of Tavern themed poetry, ballads and songs. Come along and raise a glass! Find out more information on Howard Walwyn Ltd Fine Antique Clocks here.

Fashion Illustration Gallery, Gallery Stand 48

Downton in Attendance

The talk will take place on Thursday 30 June at 19:30 on Gallery Stand 48

A fantastic opportunity to meet the Master of Fashion Illustration, David Downton on the Fashion Illustration stand where FIG will be will showcasing new drawings from Downton’s Couture Archive. Find out more information on Fashion Illustration here.

Select the lecture title to reserve your place. All talks take place in the Club Room, Gallery Level, Olympia London

Tuesday 28 June 2016

Dulwich Picture Gallery
Time: 
12:00 to 13:00
Join Helen Hillyard, Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Assistant Curator for a closer look at their Dutch and Flemish collection and a preview of forthcoming...
Speakers(s): 
Helen Hillyard, Assistant Curator at the Gallery
BIID
Time: 
14:30 to 15:30
Join April Russell, renowned interior designer in conversation with Philip Mould OBE, Harry Triggs and Andrew Molyneux from TM Lighting, as they...
Speakers(s): 
April Russell, Interior Designer
Philip Mould OBE, Andrew Molyneux and Harry Triggs, Founding Directors, TM Lighting

Wednesday 29 June 2016

Landmark Trust
Time: 
12:00 to 13:00
Restoring Historic Buildings With The Landmark Trust, John Evetts, Furnishings Manager.
Speakers(s): 
John Evetts, Furnishings Manager, The Landmark Trust
Dulwich Picture Gallery
Time: 
14:30 to 15:30
Winifred Knights was an award-winning Slade School artist and first British woman to win the Prix de Rome. Join Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Sackler...
Speakers(s): 
Ian Dejardin, Sackler Director
Redfern Gallery and Lund Humphries Present Michael Bird
Time: 
16:00 to 17:00
Michael Bird takes a fresh look at the extraordinary flourishing of modern art in and around St Ives in the mid-20th century .
Speakers(s): 
Michael Bird, author of The St Ives Artists: A Biography of Place and Time

Thursday 30 June 2016

Lanterns & Taverns
Time: 
12:00 to 13:00
A talk from Martin Gatto, author of the only book devoted exclusively to the Tavern Clocks. These attractive wall clocks which are a uniquely British...
Speakers(s): 
Martin Gatto, author of ‘The Tavern Clock’
HALI
Time: 
14:30 to 15:30
Speakers(s): 
Markus Voigt, HALI Magazine, London
Tate Britain
Time: 
16:30 to 17:30
Painting with Light offers new insights into Britain’s most popular artists and reveals how vital painting and photography were to one another,...
Speakers(s): 
Carol Jacobi, curator, Tate Britain
Royal Academy
Time: 
18:30 to 19:30
Royal Academicians David Mach and Cathie Pilkington give insight into their experience of selecting and placing sculpture within this year's Summer...
Speakers(s): 
David Mach and Cathie Pilkington, Royal Academicians

Friday 01 July 2016

BIID
Time: 
12:00 to 13:00
'How to commission an Interior Designer to get the best results for your project'. This talk by BIID President Susie Rumbold will cover everything...
Speakers(s): 
Susie Rumbold, BIID President
V&A
Time: 
14:30 to 15:30
This talk will examine the many roles that underwear has played in our lives and wardrobes over the past 300 years.
Speakers(s): 
Edwina Ehrman, Curator of the Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear exhibition, V&A Museum

Saturday 02 July 2016

Crafts Council
Time: 
12:00 to 13:00
Antiques of the Future throws the spotlight on a new generation of designers and makers creating pieces which will stand the test of time. The panel...
Speakers(s): 
Nadia-Anne Ricketts, Textile Designer
Billy Lloyd, Ceramist
Sarah Myerscough, Gallery-Owner
Grant Gibson, Crafts Council Magazine Editor
Shalini Misra
Time: 
14:30 to 15:30
Curating, collecting and creating art is a skill and passion that Shalini holds dear to her heart & her practice’s method of design.
Speakers(s): 
Shalini Misra

Sunday 03 July 2016

The National Gallery
Time: 
12:00 to 13:00
Explore the connections between artists and the paintings they possessed in the National Gallery’s summer exhibition ‘Painters’ Paintings’. Featuring...
Speakers(s): 
Anne Robbins, Exhibition Curator

All events are free of charge with a valid ticket to the fair unless otherwise stated.