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Artists' Houses in Sussex

24 Aug — 27 Aug 2021 | 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

Assemble 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, 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 of Surrealist photographer Lee Miller and artist Roland Penrose) with private talk. 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 approx 1300 at Eastbourne Station followed by hotel.

Tour Dates

24 Aug — 27 Aug 2021

Days

4

Cost

£1095

Tour Code

AHSX-21

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FITNESS/PRACTICALITIES

A good level of fitness is required for this tour, and participants should be prepared for a moderate amount of walking and standing during house and gallery visits. Please note that the houses visited on this tour may have uneven surfaces and steps to navigate, and lifts are not available.

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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