• Henley DFAS

Special Interest Days

David Rosier Wednesday 24 October (booking Thursday 20 September) Venue: The Finlay Suite, Phyllis Court Club Begins at: 10.30 a.m.

Lecturer: Mr David Rosier


Chinese Imperial Textiles of the Qing Dynasty 1644-1911

This Study Day promises a feast for the eyes as David takes us through his exploration of the Court Costume and Dress Accessories worn by the Imperial Family.

Chloë Sayer, Thursday 7 March 2019 (booking Thursday 17 January) Venue: The Finlay Suite, Phyllis Court Club Begins at: 10.30 a.m.

Lecturer: Chloë Sayer,


Frida Kahlo: Mexican Art and Culture

Chloë Sayer, who has led tours in Mexico, is the ideal guide to take us through Frida Kahlo’s flamboyant, turbulent life and passion for ancient Mexican culture which was expressed in her costumes

Lars Tharp Thursday 13 June (booking Thursday 18 April) Venue: The Finlay Suite, Phyllis Court Club Begins at: 10.30 a.m.

Lecturer: Lars Tharp


Rags and Riches: London High Life and Low

Lars Tharp’s day will open with “Harlots, Rakes and Crashing China” linking the life and works of William Hogarth to the wider world of ceramics.

Siân Walters Tuesday 12 November (booking Thursday 19 September)

Lecturer: Siân Walters


Raphael and his Rivals

Raphael, one of the world’s great artists, died in 1520 in Rome aged 37 at the height of his artistic career in which he rivalled both established painters such as Michelangelo and younger contempo