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Discover the art housed in one of the most remarkable buildings of the 18th Century.  The fine neo-classical architecture of Stowe provides a stunning backdrop to the history of the people responsible for its creation.  Our tour will int...

Location: Marble Saloon, Stowe House Buckingham

Date(s): 21/09/2014

Time(s): 7:30PM to 9:00PM

Image of Copyright Michael Kenna - Click here to view 'MICHAEL KENNA LECTURE - A LIFE IN THE ARTS'

Kenna will travel to the UK to delight his audience with a specially chosen selection of images and a talk about his extraordinary 35-year career as an internationally respected photographer in the magnificent location of Stowe School in Buckingha...

Location: Stowe House Stowe

Date(s): 02/10/2014

Time(s): 7:30PM to 10:00PM

The Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci has at its heart the fragilities and the duality of the world and man's place in it.  Gino's work reflects on this and notions of energy or existence. Gino Ballantyne was born in Malta and studied at The Gl...

Location: The Sainsbury Gallery, Stowe House Buckingham

Date(s): 10/10/2014

Time(s): 6:30PM to 8:30PM

Sir Hew Strachan's topic will be 'The Last Great War: Putting the First World War in Context'. Sir Hew Strachan is Chichele Professor of the History of War, Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford (and a former Governor of Stowe School).  As an ...

Location: Stowe School Buckingham

Date(s): 17/10/2014

Time(s): 6:30PM to 8:00PM

Carole began to make wearable art in 1986, having trained in painting at Canterbury College of Art and at Cranbrook Academy of Art near Detroit.  Her work is featured in many books on contemporary textiles and is found in museums such as the ...

Location: State Music Room, Stowe House Buckingham

Date(s): 18/10/2014

Time(s): 8:00PM to 9:30PM

Tutor: Carole Waller. The workshop will introduce you to simple and colourful ways of working with screen printing on cloth.  Screen printing is all about layering one colour over another to create luminosity and depth.  We shall u...

Location: Stowe School Buckingham

Date(s): 19/10/2014

Time(s): 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Discover the rise and fall of one of the most notable political dynasties of the 18th Century.  Learn about the family behind the façade and explore the personalities who were responsible for creating this House, a symbol of power. Ti...

Location: Marble Saloon, Stowe House Buckingham

Date(s): 19/10/2014

Time(s): 7:30PM to 9:00PM

In the 18th Century the Temple-Grenvilles were considered to be one of the most notable families of their day.  However, they are now largely omitted from British history and their takes are forgotten.  Join us as we delve into the past ...

Location: Marble Saloon, Stowe House Buckingham

Date(s): 16/11/2014

Time(s): 7:30PM to 9:00PM

Enjoy a delightful evening tour of Stowe House with a festive twist.  See the glorious State Rooms in the evening and take yourself back in time with one of our knowledgeable tour guides.  Discover what Christmas was like in an 18th Cent...

Location: Marble Saloon, Stowe House Buckingham

Date(s): 07/12/2014

Time(s): 7:30PM to 9:00PM

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