Blue and white discovery

...the borders incorporating mixed Chinese and
European baroque scroll motifs


A Qianlong period (1736-1795) Chinese blue and white vase
painted in Ming-style with cut branches of pomegranate


  • 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 Societies (NADFAS, National Trust, Heritage groups)
  • Universities (keynote speeches UK, USA, Scandinavia)
  • Corporate, Chambers of Commerce (UK, China)
  • Cruise Companies [see also Cultural Tours)

left   LT lecturing in Brisbane (2013 ADFAS tour of Australia)

Cultural Tours 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

2016/17 -  news and highlights

Three quarters of a million pound Door-stop!  Discovered and sold in Derbyshire (Hansons) 
a Chinese blue and white imperial vase of the Qianlong period (1736-1795) (July 2016) cultural tours to:

Meissen/ Dresden trips with ACE / NADFAS (Oct 2016 and 2017)
2016 October SOLD OUT
2017 October NOW BOOKING

Yuletide in Copenhagen with ACE (December 2016) 

On the China Trail  - 19th - 31st May 2017 with Martin Randall Travel
[link to further details here shortly -or visit Martin Randall Travel web site] 

2016 ANTIQUES ROADSHOW SEASON  - my thirtieth year
- our recordings began in May 2016
-visit BBC Antiques Roadshow web page for venues and date details]

Leicester Society of Artists
our Annual Exhibition is in October. meanwhile our LSA includes a blog: