Sunday Lecture – The Gothic Revival in the West Country 1836-1901

Architecture

Lecture

Lecture

Mike Hope

10 October 2021

£16 includes tea and cake

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Description

The Gothic Revival in the West Country 1836-1901, from such great mansions as Knightshayes Court to Tyntesfield, from pumping stations to railway stations, the Gothic Revival can be seen to have spread its tentacles far and wide across the whole region. Such was the demand that besides the great national architects, many regional firms and family dynasties flourished. In this way a special regionality would appear and result in further creating a visual identity for the region.

Pre-booked carvery lunch available £18 per person.

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 over 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 and indeed their Art History programmes here in the UK. He lectures regularly to many other organisations such as the Fine Art Society. He has, since 2010, run his own tour/lecture/research company, ‘Spirit of the Place – Cultural Tours with a Difference’. He also has his own publishing company, ‘Res Mirabilis’.

He is currently a member of the Exeter Diocesan Advisory Board and Advisor on stained glass to the Diocese of Exeter.

Most recently (September 2021) he has been admitted as a Freeman to the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass.

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.