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Artists of the North

26 Jun — 29 Jun 2018 | Tour Director: Suzanne Fagence Cooper

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Suzanne Fagence Cooper, MA, PhD

lecturer and historian who specialises in British art history

full biography and other tours

Itinerary

Day

1

Tour assembles 1600 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds for three nights. Guided tour of the 19th century Leeds Varieties Music Hall. Evening: introductory lecture.

Day

2

Morning: orientation walking tour of Leeds and visit to Leeds Art Gallery (recently reopened) followed by optional visit to the Henry Moore Institute (world recognised centre for the study of sculpture with contemporary exhibitions). Afternoon excursion to the Hepworth Wakefield. Evening lecture: Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth: National Identity in 20th Century British Art.

Day

3

Morning: excursion to Yorkshire Sculpture Park (landscaped park including work by Hepworth and Moore). Afternoon: continue to Saltaire (Hockney 1853 Gallery at Salts Mill). Evening lecture: Manchester – a Centre for Art.

Day

4

Whole day excursion to Manchester: Manchester Art Gallery (featuring work by Gainsborough, the Pre-Raphaelites and Ford Madox Brown) followed by the Lowry (the largest public collection of the artist’s work in the world including Coming from the Mill and Going to Work) and Salford Quays. Tour disperses 1730 at Leeds Railway Station, followed by hotel.

Tour Dates

26 Jun — 29 Jun 2018

Days

4

Cost

£845

Tour Code

ARNH-18

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Cost of £845 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 £190.

 
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