Visits & Study Days Thursday 9th April 2020 WIGHTWICK MANOR--Wolverhampton Wightwick Manor is an outstanding example of late Victorian taste and craftsmanship. The House was designed by the architect Edward Ould in the ‘Old English’ style, for the Wolverhampton Paint and Varnish manufacturer Theodore Mander and his Family in I887. With interiors inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement, Wightwick provides an appropriate setting for a superb collection of William Morris ceramics, Charles Kempe stained glass, and many Pre-Raphaelite paintings and drawings. The Manor has a superb Edwardian 17-acre Thomas Mawson Garden – the internationally renowned garden designer who specialised in Civic schemes.  The Malthouse Gallery, exhibits the works of ceramisist William and painter Evelyn de Morgan. There is plenty to see! The cost for the day is £35 per person – this includes morning coffee and biscuits, the guided tour of the House, the coach fare, all gratuities and any administration costs.  Members should be aware that there is walking and also, steps involved during the course of the day. NT members £24 – please remember to bring your NT membership card. Final details for the day shortly as this event has had to be rescheduled. Please keep checking back for final details and a booking form.
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Visits & Study Days Thursday 9th April 2020 WIGHTWICK MANOR--Wolverhampton Wightwick Manor is an outstanding example of late Victorian taste and craftsmanship. The House was designed by the architect Edward Ould in the ‘Old English’ style, for the Wolverhampton Paint and Varnish manufacturer Theodore Mander and his Family in I887. With interiors inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement, Wightwick provides an appropriate setting for a superb collection of William Morris ceramics, Charles Kempe stained glass, and many Pre-Raphaelite paintings and drawings. The Manor has a superb Edwardian 17-acre Thomas Mawson Garden – the internationally renowned garden designer who specialised in Civic schemes.  The Malthouse Gallery, exhibits the works of ceramisist William and painter Evelyn de Morgan. There is plenty to see! The cost for the day is £35 per person – this includes morning coffee and biscuits, the guided tour of the House, the coach fare, all gratuities and any administration costs.  Members should be aware that there is walking and also, steps involved during the course of the day. NT members £24 – please remember to bring your NT membership card. Final details for the day shortly as this event has had to be rescheduled. Please keep checking back for final details and a booking form.
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