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18th - 20th Sep / 2015
Study Weekend to North Lancashire and the Lakes

A two-night study trip covering a sweep of furniture history, from Elizabethan to Arts & Crafts, with plenty in between, with a particular focus on Gillows.

Based at the Grade 2* listed Art Deco Midland Hotel in Morecombe, this two-night study trip will cover a sweep of furniture history, from Elizabethan to Arts & Crafts, with plenty in between, with a particular focus on Gillows. A visit to Lancaster will include the castel and the Gillows Museum at the Judge's Lodgings. In the Kendal area, visits will include Levens Hall and the Castle Dairy. It is hoped to visit Holker Hall, which is owned by the Cavendish family and has many links to Chatsworth, and Blackwell with its noted Arts & Crafts collection.

This 2 night study trip will cover a sweep of Furniture History, from Elizabethan to Arts and Crafts, with plenty in between, with a particular focus on Gillows.   

Friday Afternoon will be spent on foot in Lancaster, including visits to the castle and the Gillows Museum at the Judge’s Lodgings. Saturday will be in the Kendal area, and will include Levens Hall, the Castle Dairy.

Sunday will include a trip to the lakes themselves, with visits to Holker Hall which is owned by the Cavendish family and has many links to Chatsworth, Blackwell.

Expressions of interest in this visit should be sent to the events secretary.

Succesful applicants will then be invited to pay online and further details will be issued.

Contact events@furniturehistorysociety.org to register interest.

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