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The Georgian Group – Symposium: Architecture and Design in Britain, 1815-1830

13 April - 10:00 - 17:30

£35 – £70

Event Details:

Saturday 13 April 2023, 10am- 5.30pm

Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AT

Tickets: £70/£35 (Student Ticket)

Following previous successful symposia, most recently that on ‘Architecture and Health, 1660-1830’, held at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in February 2023 and our Wren symposium held at Trinity College Oxford in April 2023 the subject for 2024 will be ‘Architecture and Design in Britain, 1815-1830’ led by Geoffrey Tyack of Oxford University.

Session 1

Geoffrey Tyack: John Nash and the making of Regency London

Rosemary Yallop: The Architecture of Gentility: Villa Books, tastemaking and the idea of ‘Home’

Session 2

Sue Berry: Designing the seaside resort 1815-1830: change along the south coast.

Steven Brindle: Canals and Docks

Session 3

Peter Lindfield: George Shaw of Uppermill, Yorkshire, and the Regency country house

Jonathan Kewley: Thomas Brine and the Isle of Man

Session 4

Rebecca Burrows: Human Stories: Understanding 18th century mental healthcare facilities through visual depictions

Chris Webster: Church-building in the Regency era

This provisional programme and could be subject to change.

Public tickets include a buffet lunch and drinks reception. A limited number of student tickets are available here.

Please read our Terms and Conditions before booking.

If tickets have sold out for this event, please email members@georgiangroup.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.


13 April
10:00 - 17:30
£35 – £70
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The Georgian Group
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The Art Workers’ Guild
6 Queen Square
London, WC1N 3AT United Kingdom
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