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17th Nov / 2018
FHS Annual General Meeting 2018

Saturday, 17th November 2018 11am - 1pm The Guildhall, Bath. To be followed by an optional tour at the Holburne Museum at 2.15pm approx.

The Annual General Meeting for the year ending 30 June 2018 will be held in the Brunswick Room at the Guildhall, Bath.


The AGM will start at 11.00am (coffee from 10.30am).


Admission to the AGM is free, but all members wishing to attend should notify the Events Secretary at least seven days in advance. Further information about the day will be sent via email nearer the time to all those who have registered their attendance.




The British and Irish Furniture Makers Online (BIFMO) database is in the process of being enhanced with new information and the Institute of Historical Research is developing an advanced search option to allow for complex and detailed searches of the online resource. In addition to database development, Dr Laurie Lindey will update us on ongoing research. The outcome of these research projects will generate case studies, biographies, and interactive material for publication on the BIFMO database and website.


Leela Meinertas will speak about the displays that she has organised at the V&A of drawings by Thomas Chippendale, in celebration of his 300th anniversary.

Dr Jenny Saunt, Curatorial Research Fellow, V&A

Matt Thompson, Head Collections Curator, English Heritage: from Rutupiae to Rembrandt. An introduction to the scope and scale of the National Heritage Collection.


Tickets for a cold buffet lunch with a glass of wine should be booked at least seven days in advance.

The meeting will be followed by a private, furniture-orientated tour at the Holburne Museum, led by their Decorative Arts curator Catrin Jones. The tour is free, but members must register their attendance at least seven days in advance with the Events Secretary.

Contact to register interest.

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