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Cornwall: St Ives & the Newlyn School of Painters

27 Apr — 2 May 2020 | Tour Director: Sarah Burles

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Sarah Burles,

MA

art historian who works in museum and gallery education

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Itinerary

Day

1

Tour assembles 1730 at The Alverton Hotel, Truro for five nights. Evening lecture.

Day

2

Truro: neo-Gothic cathedral, Royal Cornwall Museum (Cornish art including the Newlyn School), Lost Gardens of Heligan (giant Himalayan rhododendrons, bamboos, ferns, palms).

Day

3

Morning: Lanhydrock (19th century stately home with wooded parkland bordering the River Fowey). Afternoon: Pencarrow (Georgian country house, exquisite furniture and carpets).

Day

4

Morning: Newlyn (Cornwall’s largest fishing port) followed by Penzance for Penlee House Gallery and Museum. Afternoon: by ferry from Marazion to St Michael’s Mount (castle with fine collections of period furniture, paintings and portrait miniatures).

Day

5

St Ives: Bernard Leach Pottery, Tate St Ives (including works by Patrick Heron, Alfred Wallis and Naum Gabo) and Barbara Hepworth Museum (bronze, stone and wood sculptures, paintings, drawings and archive material).

Day

6

Tour disperses after breakfast.

Tour Dates

27 Apr — 2 May 2020

Days

6

Cost

£1325

Tour Code

SINP-20

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PRACTICALITIES

Please note that this tour requires a good level of fitness, and the visit to St Michael’s Mount involves travel by boat and a steep walk.

Cost of £1325 includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £275, single room supplement £195.

 
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