Feast Festival @ Triumph & Tragedy: Catherine, the Romanovs & Fabergé

with TDRF Museum Director, Robert Reason | Thursday 14 November 2019

Enjoy an exclusive evening viewing Russian art treasures with Robert Reason, Museum Director of The David Roche Foundation. Gaze upon the visages of Catherine the Great and her successors, while you listen to stories of glory, scandal and catastrophe in Romanov-era Russia. Hear about the Emperor Alexander I, who ruled Russia during the Napoleonic Wars… 

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From Gambling Chips to Imperial Jewels: A look at some Romanov jewels

A talk by Charlotte Nattey | Thursday 21 November 6PM

The Romanov dynasty ruled Russia for just over 300 years and during this time amassed an incredible array of magnificent jewels.  After the Revolution, many of these were disposed of some by the new communist government, while others that had been saved by the aristocratic refugees were sold in order to allow them to live… 

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Grand Duchess Vladimir – the last Grand Dame of Imperial Russia

A talk by Michael Carr | Thursday 5 December 6PM

The Grand Duchess Vladimir stands as one of the most fascinating figures in the Russian Imperial family during the last decades of Romanov rule. After her marriage to Grand Duke Vladimir, the third son of Alexander II, she quickly transformed from a shy, unsophisticated woman into the toast of Saint Petersburg society. Socially ambitious, stubborn… 

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The David Roche Foundation upcoming events calendar

Upcoming events calendar

The David Roche Foundation is pleased to be able to present the following events for the second half of 2019. On this page, you have an easy to follow list of the events planned to put in your calendar (so you don’t miss out!). We will be adding more events, so make sure you check back… 

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