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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.

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

Friday, 17 - Sunday, 19 May 2024

England / Bath
23rd May / 2024
Visit to Beckford's Tower

Lansdown Road, Bath BA1 9BH

England / Faringdon
18th Jun / 2024
Visit to Buscot Park

Lechlade Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire SN7 8BU / 2pm-5pm

England / London
8th Jul / 2024
Visit to Spencer House

27 St. James's Place, St. James's, London SW1A 1NR / 2.15pm - 5pm

England / Bourne
18th Sep / 2024
Visit to Grimsthorpe Castle

Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 0LY / 10am-2pm

England / Merseyside
1st - 2nd Oct / 2024
Autumn UK Study Trip: Merseyside

Tuesday, 1 October - Wednesday, 2 October 2024

England / London
23rd Oct / 2024
FHS Annual Lecture 2024

Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE / 6pm for a 6.30pm start

Dresden / Germany
25th - 29th Oct / 2024
Overseas Study Trip to Dresden

England / London
23rd Nov / 2024
FHS Annual General Meeting 2024 and Works in Progress Talks

The East India Club, 16 St. James's Square, London SW1Y 4LH / 11am-1pm