An exhibition of Hogarth’s Hudibras series has opened at Hogarth’s House. This is one of the artist’s least well known series and one of his earliest. It is special to the House because the collection includes the printing plates for these images as well as the prints. It continues into May, admission free.
Waterstones’ Chiswick Authors evening
1 December 2012, 4.45-7pm, admission free
The Chiswick branch of Waterstones is holding an evening with local authors, with wine and nibbles. It will start with carols, then there will be a chance to meet the authors, buy signed copies of their books which can be gift-wrapped courtesy of Trinity Hospice, and hear short talks from some of the writers.
Authors attending include Roland Curram (The Problem with Happiness) and Michael Dale (Rude Awakening). Val Bott will talk about her book on Hogarth’s House at 5.15pm followed by David Budworth on (Jonathan Carr’s Bedford Park). Torin Douglas will interview Peter Gorle about Quiet Gunner at War at 6.30pm
Further details: 020 8995 3559
print courtesy of the British Museum
Christmas at Hogarth’s House
Wednesday 5 and 12 December 2012, 6.30-9pm, £5 per person
Two opportunities to see Hogarth’s House and garden at night, decorated with evergreens in 18th century style. Georgian sweetmeats will also be on offer
Please book on 020 8994 6757 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org