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Monday 27 July
The Cockerell Family at Sezincote
Humphrey Repton and the Inspiration of India
The Brompton Library, 210 Old Brompton Road, London SW5
Tuesday 28 July
Train departs for Oxford
Visit to the exhibition An Elegant Society: Adam Buck, Artist in the Age of Jane Austin at the Ashmolean Museum with Jon Whitely, curator of the exhibition.
Adam Buck, a miniature painter from Ireland who settled in London in 1795, is best known for his charming portraits and conversation pieces which vividly capture Regency life and fashion.
Train departs for Moreton-in-Marsh
Private visit to Sezincote House and Garden
Sezincote, with its picturesque minarets, peacock-tail windows and pavilions was designed in the Mogul style of Rajasthan by Samuel Pepys Cockerell for his brother Charles Cockerell, who had made his fortune in India. Inspired by the Indian views of Thomas Daniell, the house and enchanting gardens, designed by Humphrey Repton, remain largely unchanged.
Train departs for London (arriving at 6.29 pm)