Philip Serrell

Event Information

15/02/2022 - 15/03/2022

Enjoy Online Evening Talks With Worcester Porcelain Experts

Enjoy Online Evening Talks With Worcester Porcelain Experts

Hosted by Museum Director Sophie Heath, we celebrate some of the most exceptional achievements in Worcester porcelain history, with our Winter Programme of free monthly Tuesday evening talks. 116 guests joined our January talk online, thanks to John Sandon for ‘Celebrity and Rivalry in Regency Worcester’.

BOOK NOW to reserve your free place and receive the Zoom link. We welcome donations, suggested £5-£10 per person, to support the Museum’s work and resilience. Coming up….. Visit the Museum of Royal Worcester website to book.

Tuesday 15th February – PHILIP SERRELL’s ‘Hand-painted Worcester porcelain of the 20th century – Harry Davis, the Stintons’ and Painted Fruit’.
Antiques expert and TV personality Philip Serrell talks about the skilled artists who created the famous 20th Century Worcester porcelain styles including Painted Fruit. Philip is a Worcester boy who first visited the Museum 50 years ago and encountered Henry Sandon, who fired up his lifelong enthusiasm. Philip enjoys sharing this at every opportunity and entertaining us on BBC Flog it, Bargain Hunt and Antiques Road Trip.

Tuesday 15th March – PAUL CRANE FSA ‘Early Worcester from Dr Wall to James Giles – the perfection of paste and glaze’. Paul is a specialist in the field of early English Porcelain and a direct descendant of Dr John Wall, the founder of porcelain manufacture in Worcester in 1751. He is a historian, published author,  regular speaker and a consultant with Brian Haughton Gallery  London. He is looking forward to sharing what made the early wares of Worcester so exceptional.
This series of talks leads up to the launch of our first Showstopper Trail: in Spring 2022 we are telling our story through a new physical and online trail, highlighting 22 glorious and significant objects spanning The Porcelain’s 1751 – 2008 history.