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20th Century Cornwall: Art, Architecture & Design

25 Apr — 29 Apr 2017 | Tour Director: Alan Powers

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Alan Powers , PhD

one of the UK’s leading architectural historians

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Itinerary

Day

1

Assemble 1500 at the Alverton Hotel, Truro for four nights. Introductory lecture. Evening: private boat trip to Falmouth.Assemble 1500 at the Alverton Hotel, Truro for four nights. Introductory lecture. Evening: private boat trip to Falmouth.

Day

2

Newlyn: Art Gallery (former Art School) and St Peter’s Church (painted reredos by Martin Travers and sculpture by the Rev Allan Wyon). Continue to Penzance via St Hilary Church near Marazion (work by later Newlyn School painters). Walking tour of Penzance and visit to Penlee House Museum. Return via Porth-en-Alls, Prussia Cove (Philip Tilden, 1910-14).

Day

3

Whole-day excursion to St Ives: Porthmeor Studios (private visit to artists’ studios), Tate St Ives, Barbara Hepworth Studio, Leach Pottery, garden at Eagle’s Nest in Zennor (home of Patrick Heron).

Day

4

Morning lecture: Crysede and Cresta: modern block printed textiles in Cornwall and beyond and visit to Royal Cornwall Museum (modern pottery, Crysede printed textiles of 1920s), Truro Cathedral, Cornwall County Hall (1963-66, F K Hicklin) and private visits in the area.

Day

5

Morning: St Ladoca’s, Ladock (‘the best display of Morris and Company glass in Cornwall’), St Protus and St Hyacinth’s, Blisland (with extensive work by F C Eden from the 1880s to the 1930s). Tour disperses 1200 at Bodmin Parkway station, followed by 1245 at the hotel.

Tour Dates

25 Apr — 29 Apr 2017

Days

5

Cost

£1045

Tour Code

CRNW-17

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Testimonial

"Alan Powers was a very genial Tour Director as well as being knowledgeable and full of anecdotes."

ACE Customer April 2017

Cost includes:

accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included:

travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £195.

 
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