The Art, Architecture and Music of the Northern Renaissance


Art History

Music Appreciation

Residential course

Wayne Bennett

19 March 2021 to 21 March 2021

From £233 Non-residential fee

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The Art, Architecture and Music of the Northern Renaissance

This course will appeal to those with an interest in art and cultural history. This course will consider the cultural heritage of northern Europe through what is called the Northern Renaissance. We will examine the use of this term and consider its appropriateness and value. We will look at particular centres of production, at the key artists as well as enjoy viewing some stunningly beautiful architecture and listening to a range of fine music. All of this will be set within a broad historic context of increasing political and economic contacts.

Residential Fees From: £348.   Non Residential: £233

Tutor information

Wayne Bennett: After an initial training and career in the theatre (including working for over four years at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden) Wayne studied fine art and art history at Camberwell School of Art and Goldsmiths’ College, University of London, where he obtained a first class honours degree. For two years he worked for the Contemporary Art Society based at the Tate Gallery after which he moved to Dorset. For 23 years he led the team at Dillington House until his retirement in early 2015. He now divides his time between his many research interests – archaeology, cartography, cultural history, music and art. Wayne is Co-Director of the Dillington Summer School and continues to originate and tutor courses for Dillington and elsewhere. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

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.