Meissen Man

LT by the monument to J F Boettger, alchemist 
- at the Jungfrau Bastei, Dresden,
 where Meissen porcelain was born, c1710



Events

  • Corporate Happenings
  • After-Dinner Talks 
  • Hosting, Presenting, Interviews
  • Motivational Events

          left  auctioning Kate Winslet's dress
          at Cardboard Citizen's charity event
          at Christchurch, Spitalfields, 2011

TV, Radio and Film

  • presenting / devising programmes
  • historical advisor
  • voice-over

Talks and Lectures

International speaking events

  • to Arts Societies (NADFAS, National Trust, Heritage groups)
  • Festivals 
  • Universities (keynote speeches UK, USA, Scandinavia)
  • Corporates (motivational/ entertainment, e.g. Chambers of Commerce (UK, China)
  • Cultural Tours/ Cruise Companies 

left   LT lecturing in Brisbane (ADFAS tour of Australia)
 

Cultural Tours

...in partnership with specialist travel agents, creating and guiding trips to:

  • China
  • London and the United Kingdom
  • Scandinavia

Curatorship & Exhibitions

  • Devising
  • Creating
  • Cataloguing
  • ...and promoting Exhibitions

WELCOME!

My website lists my latest Talk titles and Study Day subjects.
In my Gallery you’ll find downloadable images for publicity posters and fliers (NB click on thumbnails for full resolution).
While on this Home Page I list forthcoming Expeditions / Cultural Tours designed in collaboration with award-winning cultural tour specialists Martin Randall Travel and ACE of Cambridge 

  • having recently returned from another Chinese Ceramics tour in China -
    - by popular demand we return in May 2018 with a repeat: Shanghai to Jingdezhen to the Yellow Mountains to Hangzhou and on Taiwan for the greatest Chinese ceramics collection in the world
     
  • Hogarth and London 14th August (ACE) and 28th September  2017 ( Martin Randall Travel)
     
  • Meissen and Dresden 
    - a six-day trip to the cradle of European Porcelain, a popular tour developed with  ACE and in 2017, owing to popular demand, promoted by the Daily Telegraph: three departures:
    23rd October;  13th November   -BOTH NOW FULL
    and 27th November -almost full
    https://issuu.com/aceculturaltours/docs/ace_cultural_tours_-_art_treasures_

...and more travels in 2018...

  • Art in Copenhagen (August, 2018) (with ACE)
  • China Landscapes -Southern China (October 2018 with ACE)


Leicester Society of Artists  -
of which I am President-
 The Annual LSA exhibition (16th November to 16th December 2017), http://www.leicestersocietyofartists.com/lsa-blog/2016-06/lars-tharp-president-lsa.php