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Cowdray Heritage

Tudor Country House Talk

Tudor Country House Talk This talk focuses on life, clothing and customs during the 16th century. Built to impress by Davey Owen, illigimate uncle of Henry VII, Cowdray was expanded during the 16th century to become ...

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Dutch Still Life Techniques

Five Day Workshop: Dutch still Life Painting Techniques of the 17th Century During this workshop students will explore the traditional painting materials and techniques used by the Dutch masters of the 17th Century. Students will be guided through ...

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The Tower Room

16th/17th Century Oil Painting Techniques

Five Day Workshop: Classical Painting Techniques of the 16th and 17th centuries. This oil painting workshop offers students practical experience of the working methods of master painters of the renaissance. Students will be taken step by ...

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The Tower Room

Traditional Egg Tempera and Gilding

Five Day Art Workshop: Traditional Egg Tempera and Gilding Discover how master Renaissance artists prepared their pigments from the earth and plants. These pigments when mixed with the yolk of egg have resulted in some of ...

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The Tower Room

Alchemy of Colour

Five Day Work Shop: Alchemy of colour, cosmology of colour and making pigments from nature. The earth is the natural apothecary of the arts, hidden within its depths are all the variety of pigments as seen in ...

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Cowdray Heritage

Christmas Food and Traditions – 11.30am to 12.15pm

Christmas Food and Traditions From medieval hunting lodge, through the magnificent Tudor period to the gluttony of the 18th century, the traditions, foods and customs around Christmas were celebrated by rich and and poor alike. This ...

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Cowdray Heritage

Christmas Food and Traditions 1pm to 1.45pm

Christmas Food and Traditions From medieval hunting lodge, through the magnificent Tudor period to the gluttony of the 18th century, the traditions, foods and customs around Christmas were celebrated by rich and and poor alike. This ...

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