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Black and White House Museum 400 Years Anniversary Seminar

November 6, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


This year 2021 marks the 400th anniversary of the construction of the Black and White House in High Town, in the centre of Hereford.

Herefordshire Museum Service is hosting a seminar focusing on the history of the House and 17th  domestic life


Refreshments included (but not lunch)

Disabled parking available at the Museum Resource and Learning Centre


Ticket £40 available in advance at the Black and White House Museum

Limited numbers so early booking advisable


Our Speakers:

Tara Hamling

Reader in Early Modern Studies in the History Department at the University of Birmingham

Author of ‘A Day at Home in Early Modern England’ Yale 2017

Subject for the day:

Domestic life, rooms and furnishings in the first half of the 17th century’

Kathryn Davies

Heritage and Planning Consultant

Kellog College, University of Oxford

Author of ‘Artisan Art Vernacular Wall Paintings in the Welsh Marches, 1550-1650. Logaston Press 2008

Subject for the day:

The significance of wall paintings and what they tell us about the lives of ordinary people 

Duncan James

Woolhope Club Buildings Recorder

Subject for the day:

Timber-Framed Treasures of the County and why we need them

Elizabeth Pimblett

Director of Hereford Cider Museum

Subject for the day:

Butchers, brewers and bankers: art and commerce in the Old House.  

Any enquires please contact Julia Radburn jradburn2@herefordshire.gov.uk



November 6, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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