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Artists' Houses in Sussex

4 Aug — 7 Aug 2020 | Tour Director: Stella Lyons

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Tour Director

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Stella Lyons,

BA, MA

Stella Grace Lyons is a freelance Art History lecturer and speaker accredited with The Arts Society

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Itinerary

Day

1

Tour assembles 1300 at Guildford City Station. Visit to Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village (home to Victorian painter and sculptor G F Watts) including guided tour of Limnerslease House. Transfer to Deans Place Hotel, Alfriston for three nights. Evening introductory lecture.

Day

2

Morning: Charleston (house and gardens), Berwick Church (Bloomsbury set murals) and St Peter’s Church in Firle (John Piper stained glass). Afternoon: Monk’s House (18th century cottage once home to Leonard and Virginia Woolf). Evening lecture.

Day

3

Morning: Farley’s House & Gallery (home to Surrealist photographer Lee Miller and artist Roland Penrose). Afternoon: Standen (Arts and Crafts house with Morris & Co interiors).

Day

4

Morning excursion to Eastbourne for Towner Art Gallery (Ravilious gallery and print room). Tour disperses c 1300 at Eastbourne Station followed by hotel.

Tour Dates

4 Aug — 7 Aug 2020

Days

4

Cost

£1095

Tour Code

AHSX-20

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PRACTICALITIES

A good level of fitness is required for this tour, as it will involve some walking and standing, including over uneven ground. The visit to Watts Gallery - Artists’ Village involves some uphill walking.

Cost of £1095 includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double-bedded room, breakfast, one lunch, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £120.

 
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