Call +44 (0)1223 841055 | Enquiry form | MenuClose menu

Great Bardfield & Beyond: Mid-Century Art & Design in East Anglia

3 Sep — 7 Sep 2019 | Tour Director: Alan Powers

ACE Aquileia tour: Basilica of Aquileia

ix

Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Alan Powers,

PhD

one of the UK’s leading architectural historians

full biography and other tours

Itinerary

Day

1

Tour assembles 1400 at the Gonville Hotel, Cambridge for four nights. Afternoon visit to the Fitzwilliam Museum to view items from the Prints and Drawings Archive (sources of inspiration for the Great Bardfield artists, and works by Bawden, Ravilious and others). Introductory lecture.

Day

2

Morning excursion to Saffron Walden for visit to Fry Art Gallery (talk and tour). Afternoon walking tour of Great Bardfield (visiting Cottage Museum and viewing sites related to the artists).

Day

3

Morning excursion to Braintree for visit to Warner Textile Archive. Afternoon: Silver End Village (nationally important village of 1920s ‘Modern Movement’ architecture) for walking tour and visits to Heritage Centre and a private house. Free evening.

Day

4

Morning: The Higgins Bedford (talk on Bawden and opportunity to view objects not usually on display). Afternoon: Cambridge University Library (viewing archival items from the Curwen Collection).

Day

5

Morning lecture followed by private visit to the house at Kettle’s Yard. Tour disperses c 1230.

Tour Dates

3 Sep — 7 Sep 2019

Days

5

Cost

£1295

Tour Code

GRBB-19

Gallery

If you would like to upload your photos to our gallery click here

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

Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £350.

 
Top
printFooter