• Discover rich art collections in and around UNESCO-listed Liverpool, from the holdings of the Walker Art Gallery to Antony Gormley’s coastal sculptures
• Explore the outstanding collection of Pre-Raphaelite paintings and decorative arts at the Lady Lever Art Gallery
• Visit Knowsley Hall, historic seat of the Earls of Derby
Stella Grace Lyons is a freelance Art History lecturer and speaker accredited with the Arts Society
Tour assembles 1345 at Crowne Plaza Liverpool City Centre Hotel for three nights. Afternoon: Metropolitan Cathedral (Lutyens Crypt) and Liverpool Cathedral (Sir Giles Gilbert Scott). Evening lecture: The First Modern British Artists? The Radical & Scandalous Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
Morning: Knowsley Hall (seat of the Earls of Derby), Ullet Road Unitarian Church (William Morris stained glass). Afternoon: Albert Dock and Tate Liverpool. Evening lecture: The Naked Truth about Victorians – the Nude in 19th Century Art.
Morning: Crosby Beach (Sir Antony Gormley’s Another Place) followed by Port Sunlight Village and Lady Lever Art Gallery. Afternoon: Speke Hall (Tudor manor house with Arts & Crafts aesthetics). Evening lecture.
Morning: Walker Art Gallery. Tour disperses 1230.
26 Apr — 29 Apr 2021
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FITNESS / PRACTICALITIES
This is not a demanding tour, but participants must be comfortable with a moderate amount of walking, as well as periods of standing in galleries and navigating steps.
Cost of £995 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 £150.