October 2019

The Silk Road 2- Six Day Study Course

Welcome to The Arts Society Wessex Area
Thursday, October 10, 2019 -
10:15 to 15:00
Market Lavington Community Hall
St Mary's Rd Devizes SN10 4DG

Six days of lectures exploring the people who travelled across Asia and the treasures and ideas they took with them. To be held in the Market Lavington Community Hall.


Thursday 10th October 2019

Anne Haworth

1. An introduction to the maritime and overland Silk Roads

2. Medieval luxuries

3. The merchants of Venice




Ms Anne Haworth

Lecturer at the V&A. Guide for private tours of the State Rooms and The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace. Lecturer in British Painting for American students resident in London. In Autumn 2002, catalogued collection of Chinese porcelain at Kensington Palace. From 2002 2005, a committee member of the French Porcelain Society. From 1995 2002, was resident in Shanghai, China, visited ancient kiln sites and lectured to expatriate groups. From 1981 to 1995, trained and became a senior ceramics specialist at Christie's and Bonhams head offices.