A Regency Artist, Adam Buck, and Sezincote House

Please note: this event has now passed

Monday  27 July

 2.00pm
The Cockerell Family at Sezincote
Philippa Barton

 3.30pm
Humphrey Repton and the Inspiration of India
Sarah Bowles

 Meeting Place
The Brompton Library, 210 Old Brompton Road, London SW5

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Tuesday 28 July 

08.21am
Train departs for Oxford

10.15am
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.

12.20pm
Train departs for Moreton-in-Marsh

1.15pm
Lunch

2.45pm
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.

4.45pm
Train departs for London (arriving at 6.29 pm)

 Meeting Place
Paddington Station