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Makers and Shapers of the Leaves of Southwell

29 February, 10:00 am4:00 pm

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On Saturday 29th February 2020, 10:00am to 4:00pm there will be a day conference looking at the arts and crafts as well as the people who made the Chapter House and other foliate carvings in Southwell Minster.


09.30 Registration opens. Refreshments on arrival
10.00 Clare Hartwell, architectural historian: ‘The Chapter House Perspectives and Perceptions’
11.00 Refreshments
11.15 Chris Brooke, archaeologist: ‘Using Raman Spectroscopy and X-Ray Fluorescence to Determine Potential Colour Pigments in the Chapter House’
12.00 Philip Dixon, Cathedral Archaeologist: ‘The Archaeology of the Chapter House’
12.45 Lunch break: Bring your own lunch. Delegates may eat their lunch in the Nave or visit one of the many local places to eat including the Southwell Minster Refectory
1.45 Michael C Jones, historian: St Mary’s Southwell and the Archbishops of York c.1100-1540
2.25 Paul Ellis, stone carver and mason: ‘A stone-carver’s perspective on the leaves’
3.10 Mike Painter, master carver: ‘The Wood-Carved Leaves of the Quire’
3.55 Summing up
4.00 Close and opportunity to visit the Chapter House

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29 February
10:00 am–4:00 pm
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Southwell Minster
Church Street
Southwell, NG25 0HD
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