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The Claridge Lecture: Adrian Tinniswood

5 May 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

“An erudite historian of country-house life in all its anecdote-worthy vagaries” Financial Times

Join Adrian Tinniswood OBE FSA, renowned social and architectural historian, for a talk about his new book Noble Ambitions: The Rise and Fall of the Post-War Country House.

As the sun set on the British Empire in the years after the Second World War, the nation’s stately homes were in crisis. Capturing the spirit of the age, Tinniswood proves that the country house is not only an iconic symbol, but a lens through which to understand the shifting fortunes of Britain in an era of monumental social change.

Signed books will be available to purchase.

Booking is essential – Click here to book.

Things you need to know…

The lecture will take place in the Stables.

Doors open at 6:15pm and the lecture starts at 7pm.

Ticket includes arrival drink, available before the lecture.


5 May 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


American Museum & Gardens
Claverton Manor, Claverton, Claverton
Bath, Avon BA2 7BD United Kingdom
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