Days of Knowledge 3
A symposium, chaired by exhibition curator Dr Helen Clifford and featuring eminent speakers, which explores the role of gold in Britain connecting its social, cultural, economic and ceremonial importance with a story that stretches from the geological past to the present.
‘The Gold Beneath our Feet’ by Dr Richard Herrington, Department of Mineralogy, Natural History Museum at 10.30 - cost £30 with continental breakfast buffet.
‘Hidden Gold: Burials & Hoards’ by Dr Kevin Leahy, National Finds Adviser, Portable Antiquities Scheme at 13.00 - cost £35 with lunch.
‘Gold, Golden or Gilt? Hierarchies at the dinner table’ by Philippa Glanville, former V&A Keeper of Metalwork, silver historian and lecturer, and a Vice-President of NADFAS at 16.00 - cost £30 with cream tea.
‘Gold & Godliness’ by Timothy Schroder, Consultant Curator and Warden of the Goldsmiths' Company, at 18.15 - cost £35 with Thienot Champagne and Canapés.
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All sessions include a complimentary copy of the book of “25 Gold Facts”