The Pre-Raphaelites in Oxford
5 Oct — 8 Oct 2021 | Tour Director: Stella Lyons
• Discover the world of William Morris, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Edward Burne-Jones in and around Oxford
• View works of art of different media, including William Holman Hunt’s painting The Light of the World at Keble College, and stained glass at Christ Church Cathedral
• View the Faringdon Collection at Buscot Park, containing a wealth of 19th century British art
Stella Grace Lyons is a freelance Art History lecturer and speaker accredited with the Arts Society
Tour assembles 1545 at Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel, Oxford, for three nights. Afternoon lecture: The Radical & Scandalous Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
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.
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.
Morning: Oxford Botanic Garden & Arboretum. Tour disperses c 1200.
5 Oct — 8 Oct 2021
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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.