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Find full details of our forthcoming visits and events, both in-person and online, by clicking the links below (scroll down). Live visits are available to members only. Follow us on Instagram (@furniturehistorysociety) and Facebook (@furniturehistorysociety) for news and updates on all our events!


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We arrange occasional Sunday evening online lectures on all aspects of furniture history, plus other events and seminars mid-week. All our online events are advertised on our website (scroll down for links), so please keep checking for details.

MEMBERS: Most online events are free to members, who are automatically sent (if they subscribe to the mailing list) a link via email, one week before each event.

NON-MEMBERS are warmly invited to join us, for a small charge, usually of £5.  To register and pay for events, please email our Events Secretary, Beatrice Goddard, at

ACCESS TO PAST ONLINE EVENTS: Members can watch past online events by clicking 'LECTURE VIDEOS FOR FHS MEMBERS' at the top of the left-hand menu, or by clicking here.

JOIN US!  The Society welcomes new members, so please join us!  You will have free access to most of our online events, a quarterly newsletter with news and reviews, our annual Journal Furniture History, and an invitation to a free Annual Lecture.  Click here to navigate to our Membership page.

SPEAKERS: To view our Consert & Release Form for speakers at FHS events, please click here.

Spain /
5th - 8th Oct / 2023
Overseas Study Trip - Seville

Andalucia, Spain

18th Oct / 2023
Online Seminar - China and India: New Perspective on Decorative Stones

England / London
25th Oct / 2023
FHS Annual Lecture 2023

Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J OBE: 6pm for a 6.30pm start

England / London
16th Nov / 2023
Visit to Christopher Howe's Warehouse

16 Bloomfield Terrace, London, SW1W 8PG, 10.30am - 12.00pm

England / London
25th Nov / 2023
2023 FHS Annual General Meeting

The East India Club, 16 St James's Square, London SW1Y 4LH

England / London
17th Jan / 2024
Visit to The Faringdon Collection

28 Brompton Square, London SW3 2AD, 5pm - 7pm

4th Feb / 2024
Online Lecture - Dr Barbara Lasic


England / London
22nd Feb / 2024
Visit to Farley Prop Hire

1-21 Brunel Road, London W3 7XR, 10.30am - 12.00pm

England / London
23rd Mar / 2024
The 48th Annual FHS Symposium

Art Workers' Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT, 10.30am - 5.00pm

/ Brussels
19th - 21st Apr / 2024
Overseas Study weekend to Brussels

Friday, 19 April - Sunday, 21 April 2024

England / Derbyshire
17th - 19th May / 2024
Spring Study Trip to Derbyshire

Friday, 17 - Sunday, 19 May 2024