Stowe House Czech seminars *cancelled*

*Sorry, this event has been cancelled* A two day seminar focussing on two remarkable properties - Stowe in the UK and Lednice-Valtice in the Czech Republic.

  • Booking essential

Hosted at Stowe House (not NT). Looking at the resurgence of two key historic estates and what lessons can we learn regarding their evolution, restoration and exploration. This series of seminars will draw together ideas and experiences from two countries to establish links and best practice. Please note accommodation is not included with this event.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £250.00
    Two day seminar, formal dinner Wed, buffet Thurs
  • Adult £195.00
    Two day seminar and buffet dinner on Thursday eve

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Hosted by Stowe House (not NT). Please contact Anna McEvoy for details about the event.
Suitability
Not suitable for children under 18.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
This event takes place at Stowe House (not NT). Parking at the north side of the estate, at the entrance to Stowe House/School. Directions will be given with booking information.
What to bring and wear
There is some walking between venue sites. While the seminar is fully accessible, part of the seminar involves a tour around the landscape gardens. Please bring appropriate footwear and clothing.
Accessibility
The venue is fully accessible but please let us know on your booking form if you have any access requirements.
Other
*cancelled* Weds 5th April 2017 Formal dinner 6pm - 10pm Thursday 6th April 2017 seminar 9.30am - 10pm (to include buffet dinner) Friday 7th April 2017 seminar 9am - 5.30pm (Accommodation not included) Distinguished speakers including Jeremy Musson (architectural historian), Tim Knox (Director of The Fitzwilliam Museum), Richard Wheeler (National Trust's National Specialist in Garden History), David Adshead (Director for Attingham Summer School) and chaired by Martin Drury (former Director-General of the National Trust) and Andrew Fane (Chairman of the Stowe House Trustees), with a welcome by Simon Murray (National Trust's Senior Director). Speakers from the Czech Republic include Nada Goryczkova (Director General of the National Heritage Institute (NPU)), Ina Truxova (Landscape Architect for the NHU), Igor Kyselka (Director of Historical Gardening Culture (NPU), Kamila Krejciríková & Premysl Krejcirík (Landscape Architects).

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
6 April 2017 12:00 - 22:00 Cancelled
7 April 2017 12:00 - 22:00 Cancelled

Contact Info

Name
Anna McEvoy - Stowe House (not NT)
Email
amcevoy@stowe.co.uk
Telephone
Call 01280 818229

Upcoming events

'Stowedrops' and spring flowers

Mon 27 Mar 2017
10:00-17:00
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Family explorers: Beautiful birds

Sat 01 Apr 2017
10:00-17:00
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Toddler Tuesday: Birds

Tue 04 Apr 2017
10:30-12:00
Drop by the cafe for fun toddler activities and meet other families in our local community.

Wild Wednesday: Plant it, grow it, eat it

Wed 05 Apr 2017
10:30-12:00
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Stowe House Czech seminars *cancelled*

Thu 06 Apr 2017
12:00-22:00
*Sorry, this event has been cancelled* A two day seminar focussing on two remarkable properties - Stowe in the UK and Lednice-Valtice in the Czech Republic.