78 Kitchen Furniture Article Volume 1 Issue 82 April 2013

We have finally in place one of the replica kitchen units. The work was carried out by Roger Coe Joiners, Bailiff Street, Northampton. The design is based on an original taken from the photograph of the kitchen circa 1917 and the description in the Ideal Home from 1920. Clearly not the best sources of information […]

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Friends of 78 Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 82 April 2013

BEHIND THE SCENES Last Year the Trust published a new five year business plan and announced the intention to create a Centenary Endowment Fund. Since the announcement a great deal of work has been going on behind the scenes to launch the fund. Les Patterson, Mick Young and Peter Gould have put together a compelling […]

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RAY STUTLEY 20 JUNE 1918 – 24 MARCH 2012

It is with great sadness that I have to report the passing of Ray Stutley who was 94 years old. He worked for Bassett-Lowke from 1931 to 1980. He was a truly talented man and told me how lucky he was to have been employed in a job that he loved. He even returned after […]

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Friends of 78 Derngate Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 76 April 2012

Here’s to light nights and a new Financial Year and the hope that the challenges of last year are behind us. We are now seeing an encouraging number of Group Bookings and a steady stream of visitors. In the coming weeks there will be fresh deliveries of stock for the ‘shop’, some from existing suppliers […]

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The 78 Derngate Centenary Project

The 78 Derngate Centenary Project was established to mark the 100th anniversary of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s remodelling of 78 Derngate in 1916-17 for W. J. Bassett-Lowke. The project comprised a research phase (2016), a public exhibition (Feb-Apr 2017), a programme of public events (2017) and an online programme of web resource production with allied social […]

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