Treasure in the Hold
Friday 5th November to Friday 3rd December
Yavington Barn is showcasing Max's most tantalising antique finds alongside a handpicked selection of 20th-century British paintings from Jenna Burlingham Fine Art, a key work by contemporary textile artist, Alice Kettle, and a special collection of ceramics by artist-maker Suna Imre.
Our doors will be open every weekday and on Saturdays (10am–4pm) for the duration, plus we've organised a programme of events to tempt you here in the evening, too...
Suna Imre in Conversation with Alice Kettle
Thursday 11th November | 7–8.30pm
To see the work of Suna Imre and Alice Kettle in the showroom is a joyful example of how to integrate contemporary craft into our everyday lives and interiors. Don't miss this opportunity to meet the artists and hear them in lively discussion with Max about their work, the world of contemporary craft-making and how to collect and curate it at home.
Treasure in the Hold: Antiques – The Ultimate in Recycling?
Thursday 2nd December | 7–8.30pm
Max loves nothing more than imagining an antique's poetic journey, passing from owner to owner – and in Maria Speake, co-founder of the destination salvage company and acclaimed design studio, Retrouvius, he has found a perfect sparring partner. Join them to hear tales of their early days in the industry, and their takes on how antiques make a natural fit for today's sustainability agenda.