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The Pre-Raphaelites in Oxford

5 Oct — 8 Oct 2021 | Tour Director: Stella Lyons

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

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

Tour assembles 1545 at Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel, Oxford, for three nights.  Afternoon lecture: The Radical & Scandalous Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

Day

2

Morning: Oxford Union (library and debating chamber including Pre-Raphaelite murals) followed by Ashmolean Museum (Pre-Raphaelite gallery and Print Room).  Afternoon: Keble College Chapel (designed by William Butterfield) and Exeter College Chapel. Option to attend Choral Evensong at Merton College (chapel ceiling painted by John Hungerford Pollen) – subject to confirmation.

Day

3

Morning lecture:  William Morris & Edward Burne-Jones followed by Christ Church Cathedral and Harris Manchester College Chapel (stained glass by Morris and Burne-Jones).  Afternoon excursion to Buscot Park (spectacular works by Burne-Jones and Rossetti) and Great Coxwell Barn.

Day

4

Morning: Oxford Botanic Garden & Arboretum. Tour disperses c 1200.

Tour Dates

5 Oct — 8 Oct 2021

Days

4

Cost

£995

Tour Code

PRE2-21

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FITNESS/PRACTICALITIES

Please note that this tour will involve a fair amount of walking across flat cobbled ground. Some chapels will require careful navigation of steps and can be dimly lit.

Cost of £995 includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded privilege room, breakfast, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: travel insurance, privilege double room for single use supplement £225.

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