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Ray Biggs

East Midlands
Notice Period:
Regular (more than one month's notice)
Paid: £160
19th November 2017
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 ( Founder and chairman of the historic houses group 'Hidden England' ( 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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