Antiques Roadshow star heads for Chipping Sodbury

April 27 2015

CERAMICS expert Lars Tharp will be in Chipping Sodbury to give an insight into his time with the BBC Antiques Roadshow team.

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CERAMICS expert Lars Tharp will be in Chipping Sodbury to give an insight into his time with the BBC Antiques Roadshow team.
Danish-born Lars will be guest of the Severn Valley Decorative and Fine Arts Society, which meets monthly in the town hall.
His visit has been arranged under the umbrella of Chipping Sodbury Festival and coincides with a two-day exhibition in the Baptist Church that has been organised by the society.
The exhibition will be open on Friday and Saturday, June 19 and 20, with the talk by Lars – A Life on the Antiques Roadshow and Beyond – starting at 7.30pm on the Friday, also in the church.
Tickets cost £8 and are available from the society’s website, the Baptist Church or by phoning 01454 882814.
Lars was born in Copenhagen but educated in England and has been associated with the popular BBC show since 1986. He joined Sothebys in 1977 and specialises in ceramics, in particular Chinese ceramics and works of art.
Details of the society’s activities can be found by visiting www.svdfas.co.uk