Monthly Archives: April 2012

Cherkley Court

For many years, from 1911 until his death, the Canadian-born newspaper magnate Lord Beaverbrook lived on his large country estate in North Downs in Surrey: Cherkley Court. He would have entertained a number of famous guests there, including prime ministers … Continue reading

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Francis Pryor blogging the new series of Time Team

Since my previous posts about Time Team there’s been an awful lot of media coverage, including two issues of British Archaeology magazine with a fair bit of coverage. After the initial programmes which seemed to be taking the programme in … Continue reading

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Johan Zoffany RA, David Garrick, William Shakespeare and Kitty Clive (and Bushy Park)

My daughter has been home from university over Easter; she is in the closing stages of writing her dissertation Class, Morality & Taste: theatre & society in Eighteenth Century London, and I have had the pleasure of reading through four … Continue reading

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