Organised by the Lancashire Volunteer Fundraising Committee

Houses and gardens of Normandy

Lecture | Preston Grasshoppers Rugby Football Club

Tuesday 9 May 2017 - 10:00 until 11:45

Helen McCabe read French at university and studied history of art and architecture at the Ecole du Louvre in Paris. This lecture discusses a wide range of architecture from 15th,16th and 17th century Chateaux to quirky seaside villas in Deauville and Trouville built for the rich under the Second Empire, and an Arts and Crafts house at Varengeville (Le Bois des Moutiers) built by Lutyens with a garden by Jekyll.

Other gardens include formal parterres, avenues of beech and lime, potagers laid out with fruit, vegetables and flowers, rose gardens, Monet’s Giverny and two contemporary gardens.

This event has been organised by the Lancashire Volunteer Fundraising Committee to help raise money for the Art Fund.

Venue information

Preston Grasshoppers Rugby Football Club

Lightfoot Green Lane, Preston, PR4 0AP

Entry details

£15 - with optional lunch additional £8.50 (includes morning coffee)

To book, please contact Patsy Stothert on patsy@stothert.co.uk or call 01524 702 306

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)