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World Off Duty Lecture Series

We're taking inspiration from Edward Bawden's fascination with the "world off duty" to bring you a lecture series exploring themes ranging from taste to debauchery, with guest speakers including Stephen Bayley, the founding director of the Design Museum, and Peter Avery, studio assistant to Bawden. 

Edward Bawden: Curator's Lecture - 28 June

Stephen Bayley on Taste: The Secret Meaning of Things - 30 May

From the Collection: Drink, Debauchery and David Teniers: 17th-Century Tavern Scenes - 12 June

In Conversation: Bawden's Studio - 5 July

Image credit: Edward Bawden, World Off Duty, (detail) 1947, The Contact Holiday Book, Contact Books, Private Collection, © Estate of Edward Bawden

Event details

Start date
24 May 2018
End date
5 July 2018
Varying - see individual session details
Varying - see individual session details