Gibbons’ King David Panel nominated for top ten Art Fund work of the year

Celebrations all round! Grinling Gibbons’ King David Panel has been shortlisted by the Art Fund as one of its top 10 funded works in 2017. You can help Fairfax House in having a chance at winning this poll by casting a vote for your favourite artwork. www.artfund.org/workof2017

Mulled Wine and Mince Pies are here!

Fancy something warm and spicy to keep the winter chill out? Every day from now until Christmas (1-3pm) you can enjoy a glass of mulled wine and an all-butter Mince Pie in the Georgian Kitchen.

Call for Papers opens for 2017 Symposium

The Call for Papers for the fifth annual Georgian Studies Symposium – ‘Crafting an Enlightened World: Patronage & Pioneers’ – is now open. Find out more about the Symposium and contributing a paper …

Save the King: support keeps coming in

The Drapers Company makes a significant and the generous donation of £10,000 towards the appeal. Many people will not be aware that Grinling Gibbons was indeed a member of the Drapers – one of the Twelve Great Livery Companies in the City of London.

Silver Screen 2017: Heroes & Villains

‘Fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be a bumpy night’. The eagerly anticipated 2017 Silver Screen Festival (Friday, 3 February – Saturday, 11 February) and it’s line-up of 11 classic films from the golden age of Hollywood is now released. Find out which edge-of-the-seat films have made the cut…