Charleston is pleased to offer a choice of lectures, given by our Curator, Dr Wendy Hitchmough. These would normally form part of a group visit but can also be delivered off site. (Prices exclude expenses if the talk is given away from Charleston.)
Bloomsbury and Charleston offers an introduction to Charleston and the creative issues surrounding the house. An excellent pre-visit talk to prepare your group for a visit to Charleston and other Bloomsbury properties in Sussex . Lasts 45 minutes plus 15 minutes for questions.
The Berwick Murals describes the circumstances surrounding the murals painted by Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell. Lasts 20 minutes plus 10 minutes for questions.
Charleston: the rebellious off-spring of Arts and Crafts? Drawing on the Curator’s expertise as a published authority on the Arts and Crafts movement, this lecture compares lifestyle and design at Charleston with William Morris and Philip Webb’s designs for Standen. Lasts 45 minutes plus 15 minutes for questions.