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

THE 40th BARLOW LECTURE,
ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM, OXFORD

5th November 2019

To be given by

LARS THARP FSA

The Missing Claw –and other Revelations from a Personal Casebook
A detailed dissection of notable ‘pots’ encountered in a career of over 40 years -in broadcasting, lecturing and curating ceramics  

Lars leads more cultural tours in 2020:

DRESDEN
3rd - 7th February       ACE Cultural Tours 
https://www.aceculturaltours.co.uk/tours/Art-Treasures-of-Dresden-ATDR-20

CHINA (Beijing/Nanjing/Shanghai/Taiwan)
10th - 19th March        Martin Randall Tours

SPAIN (Madrid/ Toledo/ Valladolid)
1st - 8th June               ACE Cultural Tours
https://www.aceculturaltours.co.uk/tours/From-Madrid-to-Toledo-Trade-Treasure-&-The-World-Of-Philip-II-MDTL-20 

DENMARK (Jutland/ Funen/ Zealand)
4th - 12 August             ACE Cultural Tours
https://www.aceculturaltours.co.uk/tours/Denmark-Ancient-&-Modern-DENM-20

DANUBE (Vienna/ Budapest/ Bratislava
1st - 8th September      ACE Cultural Tours
 https://www.aceculturaltours.co.uk/tours/Danube-danc20

CHINA (Jingdezhen/ Huangshan/ Hangzhou/ Longquan/ Dehua/ Quanzhou/ Hong Kong)
22nd October - 10th November
https://www.aceculturaltours.co.uk/tours/In-Search-of-Chinas-White-Gold-CNWG-20 

Meanwhile... Arts Society  2019

LT Talks and STUDY DAYS   - A number of you have either booked or expressed interest in my Study Days.
The most successful over the last two years have comprised three sessions, e.g. Lecture One "The Gate of Heroes"; Lecture Two "Harlots Rakes and Crashing China"; [break for lunch]; Afternoon Session "A One-Man Roadshow  -  Ceramics or What You Will"  -members bring an object or two...

But there are other combinations.  Contact me  to discuss (07823 322373)

                                                                                                     Last updated 1st August 2019