The Jewels of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor
Date: Tuesday 20 March
Venue: Club Pavillion, City Club
Cost: $60 per person, includes arrival drink and light lunch
Love’s Glittering Expression Adrian Dickens returns to the Club to present another fascinating talk on Prince Edward and Wallis Simpson, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. In 2013, Adrian went to Paris seeking insight into the abdication of King Edward VII and the purpose of the Duke and Duchess’ legendary art and jewellery collection. Hear the stories behind their obsession with displays of jewellery and fashion, discover who ‘Cookie’ and ‘Shirley Temple’ were, and understand how the Windsors used their collections and possessions to undermine Buckingham Palace.