Watts and Co- Ecclesiastical & Domestic Designers - A Talk by Richard Hawker

Heritage Talk
  • Venue

    Cathedral Library

  • Time

    7:00 PM

  • Price


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The name Watts & Co has been well known to connoisseurs of ecclesiastical & domestic design for over a century.

Beyond our name however, many are often unaware of our proud history of over 140 years, of our founders and our design heritage as a key company in the Gothic revival. This long and fascinating history is a narrative of refined taste, historic grandeur, and cutting edge style.

Richard Hawker is the recently appointed Creative Consultant to Watts & Co; following the retirement of D. J. Gazeley, with whom he worked for four years. A son of the clergy, he read theology at Hull, and has a life long interest in liturgy and church furnishing and church vestments as art: holiness through beauty.

He lives in London, and is in demand for his design work, as a speaker and also as a liturgical Master of Ceremonies.

This is a free event but please do register your interest as these events tend to 'sell' out.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is no parking in the vicinity of the Cathedral. We are a five minute walk away from London Bridge Station for Underground and Mainline trains. A number of buses also stop nearby either on London Bridge, at the station or at Borough High Street. For more information we recommend using https://tfl.gov.uk/plan-a-journey/

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact Ruth Miller at ruth.miller@southwark.anglican.org