Free lunchtime talks

Free lunchtime talks, which complement the Victoria Art Gallery’s current exhibition, A Celebration of Flowers: Kaffe Fassett with Candace Bahouth, are being held at the Guildhall, Bath.


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Picture from the exhibition’s preview night.


Experts from different backgrounds will explore the subject of gardens and flowers, and the series, which runs through June, ends with a talk by the artist Candace Bahouth.


Candace Bahouth portrait
Candace Bahouth


Councillor Paul Myers (Conservative Midsomer Norton Redfield), Cabinet Member for Economic and Community Regeneration, said: “We look forward to welcoming all four speakers to the Guildhall for what should be a fascinating series of talks. I hope that many residents will take the opportunity to enjoy one of these free talks during their lunch break.”

Pleasure and Provender, Reading Patterns in the Historic Landscape
Wednesday 6 June 2018
Dr Ros Delaney, Avon Garden Society

Flora Symbolica
Wednesday 13 June 2018
Katherine Kear, Master Florist

American Garden meets English Landscape
Wednesday 20 June 2018
Andrew Cannell, American Museum in Britain

A Celebration of Flowers
Wednesday 27 June 2018
Candace Bahouth, Mosaic Artist

All talks run from 1.10-1.45pm. Booking is not required, just turn up on the day.


Kaffe Fassett pictured on the left.


In addition, Kaffe Fassett will be giving a ticketed talk at the Assembly Rooms on 25 July, highlighting some of his latest projects. Audiences will leave invigorated by Kaffe’s use of colour and ready to try it themselves. The talk will be followed by a Q&A session and book signing.

Kaffe Fassett: Colour and Inspiration
Wednesday 25 July 2018, 6pm
The Assembly Rooms, Bath
Tickets £12 (£11 concessions) from