The History of the English Country House from Reformation to Restoration – GI 19 578
2 December 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until 9 December 2019
Tutor: Jenny Frendo BAGo to all Courses
The course will explore, not the architecture, but the changing function of the country house and its place in the community. Grand houses were built to show wealth and status while landlords looked for profit from enclosed land and entrepreneurial activities. Country house visiting was, and still is, a fashionable pastime and a deeper understanding of their place in history will enhance our enjoyment of visiting these great houses today.
V Café at The Guildford Institute provides a friendly catering service using high quality, fresh, vegetarian and vegan ingredients.
The perfect way to give a treat to someone special who takes real pleasure in learning new things and taking part in great activities.