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Charitable Works

Some of my Talks or Events are promoted along with a particular cause or charity, raising funds and awareness.  For these, and subject to my availability, I am pleased to consider a special rate.

Other causes and institutions enjoying my long-term personal support, whether as trustee, patron or official supporter include:

  • National Trust: champion of Stoneywell purchase (arch. Ernest Gimson, Charnwood)
  • Leicester Archaeological and Historical Society (founded 1855), Vice-president
  • The Art Fund Annual Museums and Galleries Prize (Jury member 2010 and 2011) 
  • Cardboard Citizens, London (supporter)
  • The Foundling Museum, London  [see separate page on this site LINK]
  • Framework Knitters’ Museum, Wigston Magna, Patron  
  • Hope Foundation for Cancer Research, Patron 
  • Hogarth Group, London  Chairman
  • Hogarth Trust, Chiswick (Hogarth's House steering group), Vice-chairman
  • Leicester International Music Festival, Patron
  • The Victoria County History (Leicestershire) Patron  
  • The Worshipful Company of Weavers, London, Court of Assistants
  •  Museum of Worcester Porcelain (Trustee 1999-2006)