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Gorhambury House

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2020

APRIL 

Wednesday 1st April 10:30-12 noon

The Viscountess Grimston

Gorhambury: Its Architectural History

Viscountess Grimston moved into Gorhambury in 2012 with her husband and young family. Previously a specialist in Russian works of art at Sotherby’s, she has always had a great interest in fine a decorative art. Rosie will give visitors an overview of the architectural and social history of the house. A wonderful opportunity to learn more about modern living in a stately home. 

Ticket Price £15

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Wednesday 8th April 10:30-12 noon

The Gorhambury Tour on film: Screening and Q&A
(film running time 52mins)

Ticket Price £8

 

Wednesday 22nd April 10:30-12 noon

Mark Geleta, Site Manager

Gorhambury Refurbishment Works Tour

Mark originally trained as a carpenter and joiner while working for a traditional building company for 12 years. For the last 22 years he has worked for the specialist conservation building company contracted to complete the refurbishment works at Gorhambury. Prior to Gorhambury he oversaw a three year restoration project at Sir Edwin Lutyens country house in Hampshire. Mark is a fellow of The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.

Mark will take visitors on a guided tour of areas where works are currently being undertaken. Hard hats and high visibility vests will be provided.

Ticket Price £15

 

Wednesday 29th April 10:30-12 noon

Stefa Hart, Interior Designer

Interior Design at Gorhambury 

Stefa’s love for interior design started from a very young age which led her to study at Art School and later at the V & A. With a history of working in both antiques and design, Stefa set up her own Business ‘Hambleton Decorating’ which has successfully be going 32 years. Stefa spends most of her time helping clients with their houses, having been fortunate enough to work in properties in Scotland, London, around the glorious English countryside, the South of France and Switzerland. Stefa is now working as part of the interiors team on the Gorhambury refurbishment project, in this talk Stefa will be focusing on two particularly interesting areas of this project the Studio suite and the Piranesi suite.

Ticket Price £15

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Wednesday 6th May 10:30-12 noon 

The Viscountess Rosie Grimston

Gorhambury: A Walking Tour

Enjoy the opportunity to explore the Gorhambury Estate with the Viscountess.

Ticket Price £15

 

Wednesday 13th May 10:30am -12 noon

The Gorhambury Tour on film: Screening and Q&A (film running time 52 minutes)

Ticket Price £8

 

Friday 15th May 11am-12:30pm

Jazz with Peter Letanka

Enjoy the opportunity to listen to Pete and fellow musicians play as they practice for up and coming events. Pete studied Jazz and Contempory music at Leeds College of Music, Pete’s work as a professional jazz pianist involves recording albums for the award winning Zephyr Records and performing at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz club, the Barbican Centre and the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

Ticket Price £15

 

Wednesday 20th May 10.30 – 12 noon

The Countess of Verulam

Living at Gorhambury

The Countess of Verulam lived at Gorhambury from 1977 to 2012, during which time she served as High Sheriff and as Lord Lieutenant representing the Queen in Hertfordshire. 

Dione is a celebrated artist represented in London and in Hungerford by Cricket Fine Art. Enjoy tea and cake in the family dining room and hear about the challenges and delights of living at Gorhambury and how life at this stately home has changed over the years.

Ticket price £15

 

Wednesday 27th May 10:30 – 12 noon

Mark Geleta, Site Manager

Gorhambury Refurbishment Works Tour

Part two in the Gorhambury Refurbishment Works Tour’s with site manager for Gorhambury House, Mark Geleta.

Ticket price £15 

 

How to Book

If you are interested in attending any of our events, please contact Olivia Berry on 01727 855000 or 07734 973830 (during Covid-19) or email office@grimstontrust.co.uk to book your place. 

Refreshments are included in the ticket price for each event. Discounts available for groups of 10 or more.