The Interior of the Victorian Church
Saturday 1 October 2011, Central London
Our 2011 conference is on The Interior of the Victorian Church. All are welcome, whether members of the Ecclesiological Society or not.
It will be held on Saturday 1 October 2011, from 10.15 to 17.15, in central London.
The cost of the day is £42.50 for members of the Society,
£48.00 for non-members, £35.00 for students. This includes
refreshments, a hot lunch, and a glass of wine afterwards.
The conference will be at the St Alban's Centre, Baldwins Gardens, London, EC1N 7AB
You can download details and an application form here (pdf 500k)
or here (Word 80k).
There is an excellent line-up of speakers
Geoff Brandwood: Introduction
James Bettley: ‘All its glory is from within’: the importance of colour in church interiors, 1843–1903
Michael Hall: Textiles in paint: recreating a forgotten form of medieval wall decoration
Tony Herbert: ‘To pave the sweet transition / He gave th’ encaustic tile’: ceramics in 19th century churches
Geoff Brandwood: ‘Substitute kneeling for sitting, sitting for lolling, wakefulness for sleepiness’: the Victorian revolution in church seating
Mary Schoeser: ‘Fair and Beautiful to Behold’: church embroidery 1845–1915
Martin Harrison: Absolute Fidelity or Servile Imitation? Stained glass in the 1850s