Friday 6 October 2023
Talk: 10am to 11am
(Please note, this talk begins half an hour later than other talks)
£10, does not include Fair entry
Geoffrey Munn, jewellery specialist, presenter and author, in conversation with Joanna Hardy, independent fine jewellery specialist and Goldsmiths’ Company Trade Warden
Geoffrey shares stories and memories from his new memoirs chronicling his life and illustrious career in the fine jewellery industry with fellow BBC Antiques Roadshow jewellery specialist Joanna Hardy and with the audience. From Fabergé to the Royal Family, the characters are as glittering as the jewels, the stories witty and candid.
Copies of Geoffrey’s book, A Touch of Gold: The Reminiscences of Geoffrey Munn, will be available to purchase at the talk.
Geoffrey Munn, a familiar face on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow, is an acknowledged specialist in antique jewellery and has written several books on the subject. Geoffrey is Fellow of both the Society of Antiquaries and the Linnean Society and was Fourth Warden of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths in London. He is also an authority on the painter Richard Dadd and is a Trustee of the Bethlem Museum of the Mind. In 2012, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to charity and in 2016 he was made a Member of the Royal Victorian Order by Queen Elizabeth II. He lives in London and Suffolk.
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