Posts Tagged ‘ Chatsworth ’

The Jane Austen influence

Jul 18th, 2017 | By

Today is the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen, one of the most well-read of all novelists.



The East Midlands “Grand Tour”

Oct 16th, 2014 | By

A contemporary Grand Tour has been created but this time it takes in just galleries, museums and a stately home across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.



Saturday snippets: 4th October 2014

Oct 4th, 2014 | By
image of Stirling Castle

Adrian remebers the entreprenrial Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, records the saving of the Wedgwood Collection for our countries, and looks at how successful some places have been in enticing us to visit them.



Autumn in the Treasure Houses

Sep 28th, 2014 | By
Blenheim Palace in autumn

From that group of historic houses called the Treasure Houses of England, here are some of the sights they expect to have on offer over the next few months.



Austen’s England

Dec 28th, 2012 | By

January 2013 marks the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice, the most popular novel from one of England’s best loved authors, Jane Austen