For specific information regarding the content of the talks mentioned below, please refer to the relevant pages accessed through the ‘Lectures’ page.
Andy is happy to consider composing new lectures on specific subjects by arrangement.

Calendar of Events


• 26 August, [Saturday]: Fun Day in aid of St Michael’s Hospice. Rope Walk Mews, Rye, TN31 7NA.

• 31 August, [Thursday]: Antiques Roadshow. Helmingham Hall, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 6EF. 9.30-4pm.

• 06 September, [Wednesday]: Aspects of Glass, Society of Glass Technology conference. The Scent bottle - The Jewel in the Glass Crown. Murray Edwards College, Cambridge. 2pm.

• 14 September, [Thursday]: Antiques Roadshow. Osbourne House, York Avenue, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32 6JX. 9.30-4pm.

• 22 September, [Thursday]: Rye Festival. Beyond The Roadshow. The Mermaid Hotel, Mermaid Street, Rye, TN31 7EY. 11.30am. Tickets from Rye Festival box office. In aid of ARRCC.

• 23 September, [Friday]: 5000 Years of Glass in a Day. The Creative Arts Centre, 37 New Road, Rye, TN31 7LS. 9.30 for 10am-4pm. £20 including parking, tea, coffee & ploughman’s lunch. In aid of ARRCC.

• 28 September, [Thursday]: Woburn DFAS. Bottoms Up! Aspley Guise Village Hall, Woburn Lane, Aspley Guise, MK17 8JH. 7.30pm.

• 15 October, [Sunday]: Contemporary Glass Society Conference. Glass - Past, Present & Future. M Shed, Princes Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol, BS1 4RN. 10.45 & 11.30am.

• 26 October, [Thursday]: Antiques Roadshow. Newcastle Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE99 1RD. 9.30-4pm.

• 29 November, [Wednesday]: Ashridge DFAS. Subject TBA. Potten End Village Hall, Potten End, Hertfordshire, HP4 2Q. 10.30am.

• 07 December, [Tuesday]: Glass Circle. The Scent bottle - The Jewel in the Glass Crown. Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT. 7pm.


• 25 February, [Sunday]: Knebworth [Glass] Fair. Knebworth House, Stevenage SG1 2AX. From 10.30.

• 28 February, [Wednesday]: Hungerford DFAS. Bottoms Up! study day. Herongate Leisure Centre, Charnam Park, Hungerford, RG17 0YU. 10am - 3pm.

• 02 March, [Friday]: Camberley DFAS. Bottom’s Up! study day. High Cross Church, Knoll Road, Camberley. GU15 3SY. 2.15pm.

• 03 March, [Saturday]: Charity event. Beyond The Roadshow. St Mary’s Platt Memorial Hall, Platinum Way, St Mary's Platt, Sevenoaks TN15 8FH. 7 for 7.30pm. In aid of hall funds & ARRCC.

08 March, [Thursday]: Charity event. Soberton & Newtown Local History Society, Southampton. Mary Burgess Memorial Lecture. 5000 Years of Glass In 60 Minutes. 7.30pm. Soberton Village Hall School Hill, Soberton, Hampshire, SO32 3PF. 7pm. In aid of ARRCC.

• 22 September, [Saturday]: Essex Area DFAS/Art Society. Braintree. Details TBA.

• 12 December, [Wednesday]: Weybridge DFAS/Art Society. Bottoms Up! Riverhouse Barn, Manor Rd, Walton-on-Thames KT12 2PF. 10.30am.


• 21 January, [Monday]: Rother DFAS/Art Society. Bottoms Up! The Hastings Centre, The Ridge, Hastings, TN34 2SA. 2.30pm.