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20th Century Cornwall: Art, Architecture & Design

10 Apr — 14 Apr 2018 | 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

Morning lecture en route: St Ives as an Artistic Community and its Signi cance. Newlyn: orientation walking tour, 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: walking tour and visit to Penlee House Gallery & Museum. Continue to St Hilary’s Church near Marazion and Porth- en-Alls, Prussia Cove (Philip Tilden, 1910–14).

Day

3

hole day excursion to St Ives: orientation walking tour, Porthmeor Studios (private visit to artists’ studios), Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Leach Pottery, garden at Eagle’s Nest at Zennor (home of Patrick Heron), Tremedda Farm and St Senara’s Church.

Day

4

Morning lecture: Crysede and Cresta – Modern Block Printed Textiles in Cornwall and Beyond. Visits to the Royal Cornwall Museum (modern pottery, Crysede printed textiles of the 1920s), Truro Cathedral, Cornwall County Hall (1963–66, F K Hicklin) and private visits in the area.

Day

5

St Ladoca’s, Ladock (Morris & Company glass); church of St Protus & St Hyacinth, Blisland (extensive work by F C Eden from the 1880s to 1930s). Tour disperses 1200 at Bodmin Parkway station, followed by 1245 at the hotel and 1310 at Truro station.

Tour Dates

10 Apr — 14 Apr 2018

Days

5

Cost

£1095

Tour Code

CRNW-18

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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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