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Ray Biggs


Region:
East Midlands
Notice Period:
Regular (more than one month's notice)
Type:
Professional
Fee:
Paid: £160
Category:
History
Updated:
19th November 2017
Tagged:
Biography | Industry | History | Georgian

An 18th century businessman, designer and inventor. This lecture considers his life and times including his contribution to the Lunar Society, the mint, steam engines and decorative ormolu silver & Sheffield Plate items

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About Ray Biggs

Associated with the historic house environment since 1989. Currently manages the visitor programme for the Grimsthorpe & Drummond Castle Trust in Lincolnshire and Perthshire (www.grimsthorpe.co.uk). Founder and chairman of the historic houses group 'Hidden England' (www.hiddenengland.org.uk) Previous time spent with the National Trust in Derbyshire and Staffordshire. Netherlands lecture tours to the GNE (Genootschap Nederland-Engeland) 2006-09. Lecturer at Stamford Georgian Festival (Georgian gardens & Sheffield Plate) A member of the Antiquarian Spalding Gentlemen’s Society (2000-2014). Collector of Sheffield Plate Baker of artisan bread MA at Leicester University (dept. of Museum Studies).


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