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In celebration of Grinling Gibbons’ tercentenary, the Grinling Gibbons Society and many of our partners are hosting events across the UK, including exhibitions, concerts and talks.

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Talks, Discussion Panel & Reception

FROM AMSTERDAM TO LONDON: Cultural Currents in the Age of Gibbons

Tuesday, 22nd November 2022 / 6.45pm arrival for 7.15pm start
Carpenters’ Hall, 1 Throgmorton Avenue, London EC2N 2JJ
Dutch art-historian experts explore the cultural currents flowing to Baroque England through Gibbons and his Netherlandish contemporaries.
Specialist Talks and Discussion Panel

Unravelling Gibbons’ Cravats

Wednesday 28 September 2022 / Arrival from 6pm for drinks reception and view of House. Panel session starts at 7pm.
Strawberry Hill House, 268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham TW1 4ST
A panel of leading specialists will be in discussion as they seek to ‘unravel’ the many knotty questions that Gibbons' small but beautifully formed carved limewood cravats provoke, including how, why, and even, by whom these pieces were made.
Music, reception and talk

A Celebration of Grinling Gibbons

Thursday 8th September, 2022 / 18.00 – 20.15
St James’s Church, Piccadilly
As the celebrations of the Tercentenary for Grinling Gibbons come to a close, join us for Choral Evensong, Drinks Reception and Talk by Master Carver Anthony Webb at St James's Piccadilly.