A new ten-week course begins with an introduction to Palladio and the villas and gardens of the Veneto. Further topics will include Ariosto’s poem Orlando Furioso in relation to Mannerist gardens. After half term we’ll examine the beautiful Northern Italian lakes, the setting for some extraordinary gardens: Isola Bella, Villa d’Este and Villa Cicogna Mozzoni.
We will be joined by guest lecturer Helena Attlee, journalist and garden historian, who will be focusing entertainment in Renaissance gardens.
No prior experience of Garden History is necessary.
Coffee, conversation and a friendly atmosphere await you. Please come and join
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