New Honorary President Announced!
24 September 2013
Lars Tharp – Honorary President
We are delighted to announce Arts and antiques consultant, presenter and speaker Lars Tharp as our new honorary festival president.
Lars broadcasts frequently on TV and radio, appeared annually on the BBC Antiques Roadshow, having his own 12-part series, Inside Antiques (BBC) and his recent film for the BBC, Treasures of Chinese Porcelain (broadcast 2011 and 2012) continues to be shown worldwide.
Ceramics (British; Continental; Chinese and Japanese) is one of his main interests, his starting point is always Objects – how we see them and where they lead us. He has devised museum exhibitions, recent shows being Celebrating Ceramics, three concurrent exhibitions created for York Museums and Art Gallery (2005/2006). He has also served on the jury of The Art Fund’s annual Prize for Museums and Galleries.
We are delighted to welcome Lars to our festival team!
. Visit the president page for more details.