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Concert with the Coull Quartet

Sep 26 2021, 2.30 pm -

The magnificent Coull Quartet offers a rare combination of maturity and freshness and we are delighted that once again they are returning to Dillington House.  

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Guitar Festival Monday Concert – Flauguissimo Duo

Aug 2 2021, 8.00 pm -

Flauguissimo Duo was founded by flautist Yu-Wei Hu and guitarist Johan Löfving in 2008 whilst studying at the Royal College of Music in London. Together they have dazzled audiences across…

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Guitar Festival Sunday Concert – Eden Stell Guitar Duo

Aug 1 2021, 8.00 pm -

Widely regarded as one of the world’s leading guitar ensembles, the duo’s chameleon-like ability to communicate in a multitude of musical styles makes them a constantly evolving entity with a…

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Guitar Festival Thursday Concert – Vida Guitar Quartet

Aug 5 2021, 8.00 pm -

VIDAʼs ability to “conjure up an orchestral palette of colour and effects” (Classic FM) combined with their “exquisite tonal and dynamic control” has firmly established them as a passionate and…

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Guitar Festival Tuesday Concert – Alma Guitar Quartet

Aug 3 2021, 8.00 pm -

Alma has a diverse repertoire ranging from arrangements of music by Debussy and Dvořák to new works composed specifically for guitar quartet. Alma are passionate about expanding the quartet repertoire…

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Guitar Festival Wednesday Concert – Mark Eden and James Gilchrist. Songs with Guitar

Aug 4 2021, 8.00 pm -

James recently returned to the Wigmore Hall to begin his project with Anna Tilbrook, Schumann and the English Romantics, pairing Schumann song cycles with new commissions from leading composers, Sally…

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Monday Lecture – The Lure of Morocco

Jul 19 2021, 2.00 pm - Jul 19 2022, 4.00 pm

Many European painters have travelled to Morocco in search of colour and exotic subject matter. In this lecture we look at paintings by Matisse and others who have been inspired…

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Sunday Lecture – Ancient Egypt at the Movies with Mike Hope

Nov 27 2022, 2.00 pm - Nov 27 2022, 4.00 pm

The twentieth century’s single greatest contribution to the Arts – namely film- also saw the birth of curse of the Mummy in films. Indeed Hollywood and Ancient Egypt have been…

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Sunday Lecture – Imaging the Merchant Princes of the Renaissance with Mike Hope

Oct 23 2022, 2.00 pm - Oct 23 2022, 4.00 pm

This lecture will look at and assess the rise of and demands for lifelike portraiture amongst the growing wealthy elites of Northern Europe. In turn the employment of new materials…

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

Oct 10 2021, 2.00 pm - Oct 10 2021, 4.00 pm

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…

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Sunday Lecture – The House as a Machine for Living in: Approaches of Modern Architecture Towards the Domestic House with Mike Hope

Feb 20 2022, 2.00 pm - Feb 20 2022, 4.00 pm

Since Le Corbusier’s famous quote in 1923 (Toward an Architecture) Modernist architects have grappled with the seemingly impossible conundrum of creating an efficient and beautiful yet warm and inviting home.…

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Sunday Lecture – The Ideal Village: The History and Progress of Rural and Urban Villages from 1720-2020 with Mike Hope

Feb 6 2022, 2.00 pm - Feb 6 2022, 4.00 pm

This lecture will examine the lengthy and often chequered history of the provision of housing and specialist developments, both rural and urban, from estate cottages to Port Sunlight to Portmeirion,…

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