Burnt Norton Gardens Literary Tour & Talk

2023-02-02T11:58:55+00:00November 23rd, 2022|, , , , |

A rare chance to visit the gardens at Burnt Norton, near Chipping Campden which inspired T S Eliot’s poem, the first of his Four Quartets. Owner Lady Harrowby will lead a guided tour of the gardens and explain the extraordinary history of the estate, renamed Burnt Norton after a disastrous fire in 1741 where the owner, [...]

Exploring Edward Lear – a musical show by Robin Smith

2020-03-08T10:47:13+00:00January 26th, 2020|, , |

In this musical show curated for the festival, composer, pianist and arranger Robin Smith explores Lear’s life through his poems with newly commissioned music inspired by his fascination with his story, alongside a display of reimagined illustrations by artist Sallie Taylor and narration by Oliver Taylor. Edward Lear was a man delighted by words and [...]

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