Visits & Study Days Visit to Houghton Hall Estate, Norfolk Thursday 19th September 2019     Closing date for booking is August 18th - don’t delay Key Features: HOUGHTON HALL was built in the Palladian era for Britain’s first Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole with architecture and furnishings reflecting his wealth and power. It is the home of the 7th Marquess of Chomondeley, a descendant and his family. The five acre, award winning walled GARDEN has a wealth of features including rustic temples and fountains designed by Julian and Isabel Bannerman. The HENRY MOORE Foundation exhibition in the gallery, the state rooms and outdoors provides the special art focus this year. The SOLDIER MUSEUM displaying 20,000 lead models and the NORFOLK by DESIGN exhibition are housed in the Stables. Contemporary OUTDOOR SCULPTURES by various artists can be found in the grounds. Click here for a booking form and further details. Study Day 12th March 2020 at Easton Walled Gardens NG33 5AP Chinese Imperial Court Costume - Qing Dynasty 1644-1911 A journey through the imperial wardrobe David Rosier Venue: Easton Walled Garden - includes lunch This lecture focuses on the costume and dress accessories that would have been worn for formal occasions (Regulated Court Costume), or informally, at the Imperial Court or in Provincial Government during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Initial consideration will be given to formal, mandated, Court Costume and Insignia of Rank worn by the Imperial Family plus the Civil and Military Officials. The focus will then move to a review of the full scope of the Emperor’s Wardrobe from State Robes, and regalia, through to informal wear Consideration will also be given to robes, and dress accessories, worn on a day to day basis or for special occasions by other members of the Court either in their official capacity or in their private lives. Particular focus will be given to the highly decorative clothing of high ranking Chinese Ladies and will consider the design of items such as informal robes, outerwear, headwear and ornamental accessories. Booking details later. RESIDENTIAL TOUR:  20th Century Art in Yorkshire based in Leeds with Visits and Lectures. May 1 to 3.  Further details later. Web site designed, created and maintained by Janet Groome Handshake Computer Training
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Visits & Study Days Visit to Houghton Hall Estate, Norfolk Thursday 19th September 2019 Closing date for booking 19th August Key Features: HOUGHTON HALL was built in the Palladian era for Britain’s first Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole with architecture and furnishings reflecting his wealth and power. It is the home of the 7th Marquess of Chomondeley, a descendant and his family. The five acre, award winning walled GARDEN has a wealth of features including rustic temples and fountains designed by Julian and Isabel Bannerman. The HENRY MOORE Foundation exhibition in the gallery, the state rooms and outdoors provides the special art focus this year. The SOLDIER MUSEUM displaying 20,000 lead models and the NORFOLK by DESIGN exhibition are housed in the Stables. Contemporary OUTDOOR SCULPTURES by various artists can be found in the grounds. Click here for a booking form and further details. Study Day 12th March 2020 Chinese Imperial Court Costume - Qing Dynasty 1644-1911 A journey through the imperial wardrobe David Rosier Venue: Easton Walled Garden - includes lunch This lecture focuses on the costume and dress accessories that would have been worn for formal occasions (Regulated Court Costume), or informally, at the Imperial Court or in Provincial Government during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Initial consideration will be given to formal, mandated, Court Costume and Insignia of Rank worn by the Imperial Family plus the Civil and Military Officials. The focus will then move to a review of the full scope of the Emperor’s Wardrobe from State Robes, and regalia, through to informal wear Consideration will also be given to robes, and dress accessories, worn on a day to day basis or for special occasions by other members of the Court either in their official capacity or in their private lives. Particular focus will be given to the highly decorative clothing of high ranking Chinese Ladies and will consider the design of items such as informal robes, outerwear, headwear and ornamental accessories. Booking details later. RESIDENTIAL TOUR:  20th Century Art in Yorkshire based in Leeds with Visits and Lectures. May 1 to 3.  Further details later.
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