A visit to Arundel Castle – Alan Robinson

On a visit to Arundel Castle we were astonished to discover this garden. The design is  influenced by the background of a painting by Myttens of the 14th Earl of Arundel known as the Collector Earl and the drawings by Inigo Jones in the RIBA collections for a...
The History of the Great British Park

The History of the Great British Park

BY ARTS SOCIETY LECTURER PAUL RABBITTSOne of the greatest ‘inventions’ of the 19th century was the public park – and in current times, they’ve become more important to us than ever before. But what do we actually know about them? The Arts Society Lecturer Paul...
February Snowdrop Garden

February Snowdrop Garden

***THIS VISIT IS CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS*** Snowdrops at Hornby Castle Hornby Lancaster LA2 8LA Sunday 16th February 10:30 A country house which has developed from a medieval castle which is situated to the east of the village of Hornby in the Lune Valley...
The History of the Great British Park

Wentworth Woodhouse, Rotherham

Members may be interested in this news from Wentworth Woodhouse in Rotherham. The first of this season’s lectures is on February 13th. See below for details Exclusive discount for our Historic Landscapes and Gardens Lecture series After a popular calendar of...
Hazelwood Hall by Elaine Taylor

Hazelwood Hall by Elaine Taylor

A transformation Hazelwood Hall is a Victorian mansion set in 18.5 acres of mature woodland and gardens in the village of Silverdale, Lancashire, England, some 8.5 miles (14 km) north of Lancaster. It has recently been converted into luxury apartments. History of...