Consultancy: Art & Antiques

Professional advice on all aspects
of Ceramics and Art:

left  William Hogarth (1697-1764) - terracotta portrait by Louis François Roubiliac (National Portrait Gallery, London)

2014  - the 250th Anniversary of Hogarth's death. Return here for updates on WH 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 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

COME TO CHINA in 2015 - with Lars Tharp/ Martin Randall Travel
- the 'must see' tour covering Chinese ceramic history, ending at the greatest of all Chinese collections.
From Shanghai to Jingdezhen, Hangzhou and on to the National Palace Museum, Taiwan (12 days)   
for glimpses of some of our ports of call you can try YouTube for my two BBC films China Trail (2011) and China in Six Easy Pieces (2013)

At THE FOUNDLING MUSEUM, London, from 6th June 2014  - exhibition :
PROGRESS  -variations on a Hogarth theme by David Hockney, Grayson Perry and others
(associated LT talk at the FM  - see 21st August, below)

-watch out for repeats on BBC Four of
One Man and his Pug 
- or for bite-sized clips

Filming of the new season of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW has begun... 
(For all  transmission and recording dates of the current 2013/ 2014  series, click here)

1st July 2014 - 'The Complete London Hogarth Tour'  [full]
My next 'Complete Hogarth' tour is provisionally set for 24th October 2014:
visit the Martin Randall Travel page

Before then, also LT with Martin Randall Travel:
A London Connoisseurs' Tour 17th-20th August 2014

...and at the Foundling Museum, 21st August  - LT talks about Hogarth's Dogs...
for details visit the Foundling Museum site