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Walking, Looking and Telling Tales

Over the summer at National Trust’s Cherryburn, the birthplace of Thomas Bewick, you can discover a series of fascinating new miniature landscapes by the contemporary painter Mark Fairnington. Mark’s installation reflects the Northumbrian landscape and the work of printmaker Thomas Bewick, best known for his natural history books including A History of British Birds published in 1797. These celebrated illustrated…

Åkervinda + Alex Roth, Alice Zawadzki & Olesya Zdorovetskaya (from Sefiroth) as part of Marchland Season

With another chance to hear the modern Scandinavian folksong of Sweden and Denmark’s Akervinda plus a one-off set from three members of Sefiroth, Alex Roth, Alice Zawadzki & Olesya Zdorovetskaya. This programme of haunting harmonies and dazzling improvisations inspired by women’s history and the shifting populations of Europe, also serves as an opener to the presentation of our season-long, open-access…

Åkervinda + Maiden in The Moor as part of Marchland Season

Early music from Europe’s archetypal singer-songwriters, the troubadours of the vanished kingdom of Occitania, and eclectic modern Scandinavian folksong have influenced by artists such as Björk and The Real Group. In the first half of this double bill, another chance to hear Maiden in the Moor’s programme of music from the courts of Aquitaine and the Languedoc, and their deeply…

Pugin’s House – A Home for all Europe?

Finishing our season of lectures held at the Europe House in London; Dr Tim Brittain-Catlin will holding a talk on ‘Pugin’s House – A Home for all Europe?.’ This lecture will on the domestic architecture and planning of the architect, with Dr Brittain-Catlin’s focusing on Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin who is seen as the father of the house of the professional man or bourgeois, typically at his seminal design for…