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10NADFAS REVIEW / SPRING 2011www.nadfas.org.ukEVENTSMembers attending this year's AGMshould note there are still ticketsavailable for the following events:The National Chairman'sreceptionStirling Castle and the Church of the Holy RudeUndressing Mr Darcyat WintonHouse, Jupiter Artland,Archers' Hall (afternoon)  Tales of the Old Townwalking tour For more details please contact:susanzuill@blueyonder.co.ukTo book a place on any of theabove events, or for the AGMitself*, please use the order forms included in the summer,autumn and winter 2010 issues.* Voting Societies who cannot bein attendance at the AGM pleaseadvise us by contacting JessicaBarr: jbarr@nadfas.org.uk; 020 7430 0730 ext 244AGM UPDATEWe are pleased to announce thatNADFAS President ChristopherLloyd will be signing copies of hisnew book, In Search of aMasterpiece(see page 6 for fulldetails), directly after the AGM. CROSSING BORDERS, CROSSING TIME, ASHMOLEAN MUSEUMLECTURE AND TOURPlease complete the form below in block capitals, mark your envelope'Ashmolean' and return to Jessica Barr, NADFAS House, 8 Guilford Street,London WC1N 1DA (Tel: 020 7430 0730). Please include large SAE.Title:.... Name: ............................................................Address: ............................................................. Post Code: ...............Telephone: .................. Email: ...........................Title: .... Name: ............................................................Address: ............................................................. Post Code: ...............I would like the following tickets: Lecture and tour£49 ticket Quantity .......................Optional cream tea £8.50Quantity ......................I enclose a cheque for £ ................... payable to NADFAS or debit my Mastercard/Visa/Maestro/Delta (delete as appropriate)Card no.???????????????????Start date????Expiry date????Security code???(last three digits on back of card)For Switch/Maestro: 'Valid From' date ................................. Issue no. ..........Signature ............................................... Date ..............The new Ashmolean Museum in Oxford -'Crossing Borders, Crossing Time': lecture and tourThursday 7 April 2011 from 10.15am-4pm Exeter College, Oxford University/Ashmolean MuseumThe new £61m extension tothe Ashmolean Museumfeatures 39 newinterconnected galleries and aninnovative method of displayingobjects to illuminate the theme,Crossing Borders, Crossing Time.This demonstrates links overcenturies between peoples ofdiffering cultures who learned newideas and technologies from eachother. To illustrate this newperspective, in nearby ExeterCollege distinguished internationalspecialist in European ceramicsAnton Gabszewicz will lecture onthe evolution of Early EnglishPorcelain, exploring its origins inChina and Japan, tracing thethread of its development throughthe Middle East to Medici Florence,Meissen and Sèvres and thence toChelsea and Bow. During theafternoon small groups will have aone-hour guided tour of theAshmolean's treasures, including,but not concentrating on,ceramics. The museum also offersa choice of self-guided tours (egceramics, 18th-century countryhouse, textiles and archaeology),which members may follow for theremainder of their visit, or they maybrowse at will if they prefer.Optional tea (cream tea andcake) will be available at TrinityCollege whose gardens will also beopen to members (cost £8.50). Exeter College offers overnightaccommodation from £60 perperson - contact the college direct(Meena Rowland 01865 279654 ormeena.rowland@exeter.ox.ac.uk).10.15-10.45: Registration,Exeter College10.45-12.00: Anton Gabszewiczon Early English Porcelain 12.15-13.45: Lunch, Exeter's Hall14.00-16.00: Ashmolean visit16.15-17.15: Tea in TrinityCollege (optional)Cancellation policy: A refund, minus an administration charge of £5, will bemade until two weeks prior to the event booked.NADFAS AGM 201111 May 2011 Assembly Hall, Edinburgh