Cornwall Calling: The Artists of Newlyn, Lamorna & St Ives
1 Apr — 6 Apr 2022 | Tour Director: Sarah Burles
• Discover the works of the Newlyn School artists, who were enchanted by Cornwall in the late 19th century
• Visit the seaside gallery of Tate St Ives and Barbara Hepworth’s atmospheric home and studio
• Enjoy beautiful maritime views at Trelissick Estate, on the River Fal
Freelance art historian and museum professional who worked at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Tour assembles 1730 at Penventon Park Hotel, Redruth, for five nights.
Morning lecture followed by visits in Truro: Royal Cornwall Museum and neo-Gothic cathedral (designed by John Loughborough Pearson). Afternoon: Lost Gardens of Heligan (giant Himalayan rhododendrons, bamboos, ferns, palms).
Morning visit to Trelissick (house and gardens with unparalleled maritime views). Afternoon: Falmouth Art Gallery (one of the leading art collections in Cornwall).
Visits in Newlyn (Cornwall’s largest fishing port) and Penzance (Penlee House Gallery and Museum). Afternoon: St Hilary’s Church (decorated by members of the Lamorna Group). Evening lecture.
Whole day excursion to St Ives for Bernard Leach Pottery and Tate St Ives (including works by Patrick Heron, Alfred Wallis and Naum Gabo). Afternoon: Barbara Hepworth Museum and Porthmeor Studios (one of the oldest working artists’ studios in the country – visit subject to confirmation).
Tour disperses after breakfast.
1 Apr — 6 Apr 2022
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ACE customer on a previous tour to Cornwall with Sarah Burles
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 walking tours and gallery visits.
Cost of £1335 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 £125.