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Cornwall Calling: The Artists of Newlyn, Lamorna & St Ives

24 Apr — 29 Apr 2021 | Tour Director: Sarah Burles

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Sarah Burles,

MA

art historian who works in museum and gallery education

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Itinerary

Day

1

Tour assembles 1730 at The Alverton Hotel, Truro, for five nights.

Day

2

Morning lecture followed by visits in Truro: Royal Cornwall Museum (Cornish art including the Newlyn School) and neo-Gothic cathedral. Afternoon: Lost Gardens of Heligan (giant Himalayan rhododendrons, bamboos, ferns, palms).

Day

3

Morning: Trelissick (house and gardens with unparalleled maritime views). Afternoon: Falmouth Art Gallery (one of the leading art collections in Cornwall).

Day

4

Visits in Newlyn (Cornwall’s largest fishing port) and Penzance (Penlee House Gallery and Museum) followed by St Hilary’s Church (decorated by members of the Lamorna Group). Evening lecture.

Day

5

Whole day excursion to St Ives for Bernard Leach Pottery and Tate St Ives (including works by Patrick Heron, Alfred Wallis and Naum Gabo). Afternoon: Barbara Hepworth Museum and Porthmeor Studios (one of the oldest working artists’ studios in the country – visit subject to confirmation).

Day

6

Tour disperses after breakfast.

Tour Dates

24 Apr — 29 Apr 2021

Days

6

Cost

£1325

Tour Code

CORN-21

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FITNESS / PRACTICALITIES

A good level of fitness is required for this tour, and participants should be prepared for a moderate amount of walking and standing during walking tours and gallery visits.

Cost of £1325 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 £275, single room supplement £195.

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