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Danny Wells (Victorian & Georgian History)

  • qualified as a history teacher in the 1970s
  • spent over 25 years in community development
  • MA Degree in Architectural History
  • interests are social and cultural history with a focus on Victorian England
  • venture ‘Breathing Life into History’ established in 2004

Danny’s courses are ‘Armchair’ courses, offering the opportunity for people to enjoy lectures and discussions around themes which enrich our current thinking. The evidence and how it can inform us of past attitudes and designs can be truly fascinating.


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November 2017


November 21st at 18:30 to November 23rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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An armchair pilgrimage of lectures dwelling on the romance of gardening, rather than the graft! Consider meanings and symbolism invested in gardens and flowers; and their depiction by British artists in Georgian & Victorian Britain and the first half of the C20th. Danny Wells (Derbyshire www.highamhall.com/danny-wells) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162

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