image for Lecture item typeChatsworth House and the Devonshire Collections at Duke Street Baptist Church

Lecture, Tue 3 Oct 2017


The Arts Society Richmond


Duke Street,


This lecture traces the development of elegance through style in relation to the design and construction of furniture during the 18th century. It commences with an appraisal of early 18th century walnut furniture aThe lecture describes Derbyshire’s treasure house in the modern age and includes works by modern and contemporary artists and makers, for example David Hockney and Edmund de Waal. The lecture also describes the recent extensive renovations and restoration, both internal and external.nd progresses through the Mahogany Rococo style of the 1740s to 1760s to the fancy-wood neo-classical styles of the last quarter of the century.

On-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 3 Oct 2017 20:00
Drinks from 19:00


Free to members. £5 to others, payable on the door. No ticket needed



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Map reference: TQ 179750  Lat: 51.46171 Long: -0.30407

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Richmond station


  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets