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July 2018
£35.00

Furniture Masterclass; Chippendale 300

July 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Paxton House, Paxton House
Paxton, Berwickshire TD15 1SZ United Kingdom
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Led by expert furniture historian, Professor David Jones, this study day will examine one of the world’s largest collections of furniture by Thomas Chippendale the Elder and Younger as supplied to Paxton House between 1774 and 1791. Areas such as furniture type, technical construction, ornament and timber finishes will be covered in detail with hands-on analysis and examination of transcribed invoices and archives. The repertoire of over one hundred items executed in a uniquely restrained manner for owner Ninian Home,…

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Chippendale 300 lecture: ‘Through tempestuous seas’

July 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Paxton House, Paxton House
Paxton, Berwickshire TD15 1SZ United Kingdom
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Join us for the third lecture in the Chippendale 300 series at Paxton House. 'Through tempestuous seas': exotic woods in Chippendale furniture. Lecture by Dr Adam Bowett, Chairman of the Chippendale Society.   Paxton House will be holding an exhibition from the 5th June to the 28th August in celebration for Chippendale 300, ‘The Paxton Style: Neat & Substantially Good’ displaying the key collection pieces of Chippendale furniture along with outstanding and rarely seen pieces that are on loan from private and public collections. This exhibition…

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Illyria performs ‘Dr. Dolittle’

July 31 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Paxton House, Paxton House
Paxton, Berwickshire TD15 1SZ United Kingdom
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Illyria are back for another year of magical performances at Paxton House. Join the open air theatre company for their performance of Dr Dolittle. A fantastic show for all the family, filled with wonderful stories and barrels of laughs. Further information regarding show starting times and prices will be announced further into the year.

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August 2018
£5.00

Chippendale 300 lecture: ‘Chippendale: connections in the Caribbean, Grenada, slavery, and Paxton’

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Paxton House, Paxton House
Paxton, Berwickshire TD15 1SZ United Kingdom
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Join us for the fourth lecture in the Chippendale 300 series at Paxton House. ‘Chippendale: connection in the Caribbean, Grenada, slavery and Paxton ’ – Lecture by Dr Fiona Salvesen Murrell, Curator at Paxton House. The Chippendale furniture at Paxton was commissioned, for the most part, by the second owner of the house, Ninian Home. Ninian was the owner of two plantations in Grenada which were worked by slaves. This lecture will examine the social history behind the commission.   Paxton…

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Chippendale 300 lecture: ‘Dumfries House- an Ayrshire Renaissance’

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Paxton House, Paxton House
Paxton, Berwickshire TD15 1SZ United Kingdom
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Join us for the first lecture in the Chippendale 300 series at Paxton House. ‘Dumfries House- an Ayrshire Renaissance’ – Lecture by Charlotte Rostek, Curator Emeritus of Dumfries House.   Paxton House will be holding an exhibition from the 5th June to the 28th August in celebration for Chippendale 300, ‘The Paxton Style: Neat & Substantially Good’ displaying the key collection pieces of Chippendale furniture along with outstanding and rarely seen pieces that are on loan from private and public collections. This exhibition defines the…

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August Summer Fayre

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Paxton House, Paxton House
Paxton, Berwickshire TD15 1SZ United Kingdom
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Join us for the second year of our August Summer Fayre. Following on from 2017's success, this year is guaranteed to be even bigger and better! We had a fantastic turn out last year so we look forward to welcoming you all back for some more traditional summer fun! Further information will be available nearer the date. If you would like to apply to be a stallholder at this event, please click on the link below to download the form.…

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Illyria performs ‘Hound of the Baskervilles’

August 21 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Paxton House, Paxton House
Paxton, Berwickshire TD15 1SZ United Kingdom
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Illyria are back for another year of wonderful performances at Paxton House. Join the open air theatre company for their performance of Hound of the Baskervilles. Further information regarding show starting times and prices will be announced further into the year.

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Hayloft Exhibition – Coast, Castle, Countryside & Cornfields

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Paxton House, Paxton House
Paxton, Berwickshire TD15 1SZ United Kingdom
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From Saturday 25th August the Hayloft Gallery will be opening with a brand new exhibition. Coast, Castles, Countryside and Cornfileds is an eclectic mix of subjects and styles by invited artists. All run by our resident artist J A Currie. All artwork is for sale and the Hayloft is open daily 10am-5pm. 

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