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DateVisit
13 November 2018The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House & Galleries and later Choral Evensong in Peterborough Cathedral
17 July 2018Euston Hall. Home to the Dukes of Grafton for over 350 years. and the Ancient House Museum, Thetford
16 November 2017William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow
09 October 2017Overseas tour to Sicily - 9th - 15th October 2017
15 June 2017John Constable, Flatford Mill & East Bergholt & The Place for Plants, East Bergholt
22 May 2017The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art
23 November 2016Glyndebourne Touring Opera – Madam Butterfly
15 September 2016Visit - The Soane Museum, Lincoln’s Inn
16 June 2016Visit - Coton Manor Garden, Northamptonshire
11 November 2015Visit - The Tower of London
15 June 2015Tour - Ballymaloe and Tom Duncan's Tour of the Houses and Gardens of Cork.
11 June 2015Visit - Kew Gardens
02 March 2015Visit - Cheffins, Cambridge
16 February 2015Visit - Theatre Royal, Norwich The Russian Ballet - La Fille Mal Gardee
20 January 2015Visit - The Assay Office, Goldsmiths Hall
05 December 2014Tour - New York USA
12 November 2014Visit - Theatre Royal, Norwich Glyndebourne Touring Opera - Verdi's La Traviata Theatre Royal
15 October 2014Visit - Recognition of the Outbreak of World War 1
13 June 2014Tour - Music & Art in Vienna

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The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House & Galleries
and later
Choral Evensong in Peterborough Cathedral

Tuesday 13 November 2018

The man who brought Mackintosh’s work to 78 Derngate was W J Bassett-Lowke who had established a model-making business in Northampton and was fascinated by functional modern design.  In Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Bassett-Lowke found perhaps the one British designer of the time who was compatible with his tastes.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh, born in 1868, was a Scottish architect and designer who lived most of his life in Glasgow.  The project that helped make his international reputation was the Glasgow School of Art.