Mark Lewis

Details of talks given by Mark Lewis


Region:
South East
Notice Period:
Regular (more than one month's notice)
Type:
Professional
Biography:

Mark is a freelance artist, designer-silversmith and retired university lecturer. He also has a passion for lighthouses and is a keen folklorist with an interest in unusual local customs and rituals. In 2013 he published a book on the folklore and popular customs of the church. Mark regularly gives illustrated talks to Probus, WIs, U3As, Luncheon Clubs, art and historical societies, etc., on silver and jewellery, art and design history, folklore and lighthouses. Some popular talks include: “London through Artists’ Eyes”, “The Colourful History of Watercolour Painting”, “The Craft of the Silversmith”, “The Amazing History of Lighthouses”, “The Customs and Traditions of the City of London” and “Cribs, Cards and Christingles - The Origin of Christmas Traditions and Customs”. Most talks are of 50-60 minutes duration. Mark usually talks to audiences in London, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Surrey and Sussex but will consider any location. The fee is £50, (higher for large groups, 100+) plus petrol 38p per mile or second-class rail travel. Please contact me for my complete list of talks, further information and testimonials.

 

Listed talks

Uncategorised Sentinels of the Sea – The Amazing History of Lighthouses
Mark Lewis Tagged:
South East
Uncategorised The Craft of the Silversmith
Mark Lewis Tagged:
South East
History A Social History of Cutlery
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South East
Uncategorised The Sumptuous World of Precious Jewels
Mark Lewis Tagged: Jewellery
South East
Uncategorised A Mark of Quality - The History and Practice of Hallmarking
Mark Lewis Tagged: Jewellery
South East
Uncategorised William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement
Mark Lewis Tagged:
South East
Uncategorised The World of Art Nouveau
Mark Lewis Tagged:
South East
Uncategorised The World of Art Deco
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South East
Uncategorised Stanley Spencer – A Visionary for our Time
Mark Lewis Tagged:
South East
Uncategorised London through Artists’ Eyes
Mark Lewis Tagged:
South East
Uncategorised The Girl with the Windswept Hair – The Grace Darling Story
Mark Lewis Tagged:
South East
History The Customs and Traditions of the City of London
Mark Lewis Tagged: Folklore | History
South East
Uncategorised Bellringing Customs and Traditions
Mark Lewis Tagged: Folklore
South East
Uncategorised Cribs, Cards and Christingles - The Origins of Christmas Traditions and Customs
Mark Lewis Tagged: Christmas | Folklore
South East
History The Tidal Thames – its Folklore and Traditions
Mark Lewis Tagged: Folklore | Ghosts | History
South East
Uncategorised Cups and their Customs
Mark Lewis Tagged: Drinks | Folklore | Superstitions
South East