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William Morris & the Pre-Raphaelites in Oxford

8 May — 11 May 2017 | Tour Director: Suzanne Fagence Cooper

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Tour Director

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Suzanne Fagence Cooper, MA, PhD

lecturer and historian who specilises in British art history

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Itinerary

Day

1

Assemble 1600 at the Mercure Oxford Eastgate, Oxford for three nights. Optional walking tour. Evening lecture: The Pre-Raphaelites, William Morris and their Circle.

Day

2

The Ashmolean Museum (Pre-Raphaelite gallery and private visit to Print Room), the Oxford Union (library and debating chamber including Pre-Raphaelite murals), Oxford University Museum of Natural History (housed in a stunning neo-Gothic building), Keble College (chapel design by William Butterfield) and Exeter College (Morris room and chapel). Option to attend Choral Evensong at Merton College.

Day

3

Morning lecture: Women in the Pre-Raphaelite World. Visits to Christ Church and Harris Manchester Colleges for stained glass by Morris and Burne-Jones followed by Magdalen College, St John the Evangelist and Oxford University Museum of Natural History (housed in a stunning neo-Gothic building).

Day

4

Excursion to Kelmscott Manor (home of Morris and his family and friends, including Rossetti), Buscot Park (spectacular works by Burne-Jones and Rossetti) and Great Coxwell Barn. Tour disperses 1700 at the hotel.

Tour Dates

8 May — 11 May 2017

Days

4

Cost

Tour Code

WMOX-17

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

Excluded: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £270.

 
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