Revocation of the Edict of Nantes
French Protestant Temples old and new
19 Dec, 2021 by Huguenot Society
In this month's blog, we take a look at the difficult history of Protestant temples in France after the 1685 Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, and how very few survived demolition, whilst others were later rebuilt or relocated in repurposed buildings as a result of the 1787 Edict of Toleration, and the 1811 Napoleonic Concordat....
Spotlight on the Huguenot ivory carver David Le Marchand
18 Nov, 2021 by Huguenot Society
With the recent addition of a new piece by ivory carver David Le Marchand to the V&A's sculpture collection, guest writer Dr Kira d'Alburquerque (Curator, Sculpture 1600 - 1800), shines a spotlight on the life and work of this virtuoso Huguenot artist....
L’Assemblée du Désert, 1911 - 2021.
04 Aug, 2021 by Huguenot Society
After a rare omission in 2020 due to the Covid pandemic, the Assemblée du Désert, French Protestantism's iconic annual gathering, will be taking place again this September in the evocative setting of Mialet in the Cévennes where the Musée du Désert is also proposing a full programme for its visitors....