Tag Archives: Local history

Colour & Innovation – Sèvres Porcelain Collection

The circular Card Room of Goodwood House – so called after Edward VII as he loved playing cards there – contains a rare collection of Sèvres porcelain and is thought by Rosalind Savill, an authority on Sèvres and the former … Continue reading

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Goodwood’s Astute Visionaries

From the First Duke of Richmond to the current heir apparent, the family have always had an eye and instinct for untested talent.  Goodwood House started life as a hunting lodge and over the generations has grown into the Estate it … Continue reading

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Royal Goodwood: The Summer Exhibition

To celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, this year’s summer exhibition Royal Goodwood will look at Goodwood’s royal heritage and how it is represented in the art collection, running from 6th August – 15th October, 2012*. The exhibition will showcase the royal pictures … Continue reading

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The Penguins have come to Goodwood!

The Penguin collection of books is perhaps not the first association you would link with a magnificent English country estate, set deep in the glorious Sussex countryside, but it’s certainly an intriguing aspect of the historic Goodwood Estate.  Row upon row of Penguin classic paperbacks … Continue reading

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Take a Tour of Goodwood House

Set within magnificent grounds in the Sussex countryside, seven miles from the sea, is one of the truly spectacular English country estates. The seat of the Dukes of Richmond and Gordon for over three hundred years, Goodwood House remains in the … Continue reading

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From Buckingham Palace to the London Eye

If you want to experience a really lovely walk on a summer’s day, a wander from Buckingham Palace, through St James’s Park down to The Palace of Westminster and The London Eye is a really good one to take.  For me, taking it easy … Continue reading

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Walking the walk … with Context Travel

I met Petulia from Context Travel in November at World Travel Market and from that chance meeting, I took part in a South Bank Walk as her guest last weekend with a group of tweeting friends, christened the “London Lovelies”. … Continue reading

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