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Strawberry Hill House & Garden Grand Tour Talk Series

Join Strawberry Hill House for a series of talks as part of their In Focus display dedicated to the Italian Grand Tour, which runs until the end of July. The talks will explore the friendship between Strawberry Hill creator Horace Walpole, and the British Envoy to Florence, Horace Mann and his circle including Thomas Patch.

Other talks in The Grand Tour series

Thomas Patch (1725–82): an English Artist in Florence

By Hugh Belsey, Freelance Art Historian

Thursday 21 April 2022 at 7.30pm

A perfect character for the stage. Sir Horace Mann, British Envoy and Cavaliere in Florence

By Dr Giulia Coco, Art historian and curator at the Italian Ministry of Culture

Thursday 12 May at 7.30pm

Cultural diplomacy in the Grand Tour between Rome, Florence and London: the role of Cardinal Alessandro Albani

By Clare Hornsby PhD, FSA, Research Fellow in Art History, The British School at Rome and member of the Centro di Studi sulla Cultura e l’Immagine di Roma

Thursday 26 May 2022 at 7.30pm

To book and for more information please visit:
Thursday 21 April at 7.30pm
Thursday 12 May at 7.30pm
Thursday 26 May at 7.30pm
Strawberry Hill House, 268 Waldegrave Road, Middlesex TW1 4ST
Thu 21 Apr to Thu 26 May
Contact telephone: 07828472818 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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