Friday Lecture – Gothic Gems: A Celebration of the Arts and Literature which have Embodied and Revived Gothic over the Last Nine Hundred Years




Mike Hope

21 January 2022

£26includes tea and cake

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To mark the finishing of the detailed study (six weekend courses over the last four years) of the development of Gothic architecture from the twelfth to twenty-first centuries, this lecture will celebrate other aspects of Gothic. These will include the arts (painting, manuscripts, sculpture, metalwork etc), literature and films.


Tutor information

Mike Hope author, lecturer, curator and designer spent over twenty-five years lecturing and holding senior management posts in four Universities (Staffordshire, Portsmouth, Nottingham Trent and Plymouth) and has spent nearly thirty years delivering Summer School Programmes. He has lectured around the world and was a founder board member of The European Academy of Design. Alongside an extensive publication list, he has researched, designed and curated many exhibitions. He is a lecturer for Travel Editions Art & History Abroad programme. He is also currently a member of the Exeter Diocesan Advisory Board and advisor on stained glass to the Diocese of Exeter.

Covid information

Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.

All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.

Dillington House is following Government guidelines and adhering to new guidance including local or national lockdowns.

All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled. Individuals who are affected by local lockdowns will be able to transfer to an alternative course. All other terms and conditions apply.