If you have an enquiring mind and a passion for learning, our series of public lectures and talks provides the perfect stimulation.
For well over a decade, Dillington House has run a programme of Sunday-afternoon lectures covering a wide range of subjects. The quality of our speakers is exceptional, matched only by the standard of our surroundings: our buildings are steeped in history, and our grounds set amid a panorama of picturesque charm.
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A crossword setter for The Times, Sunday Times and The Week and author of two leading books on crosswords, Tim Moorey is well-known at Dillington for...Lecture Details Booking Enquiry
With a few notable exceptions, Art Deco architecture is born in Northern France as a response to the needs of post WW1 reconstruction. As it travels...Lecture Details Booking Enquiry
In the eighteenth century landscaped gardening was both intellectually stimulating as well as pleasurable. Shell decoupage was a highly skilled occupation...Lecture Details Booking Enquiry
During the course of the seventeenth century nearly 400,000 people left Britain for the Americas, most of them from England. Crossing the Atlantic...Lecture Details Booking Enquiry
Described as England’s most beautiful decorated Gothic cathedral by English Heritage, Exeter Cathedral is a striking example of this style of...Lecture Details Booking Enquiry
One of the main experiences which distinguishes the Tudor and Stuart period from the modern age is that its people suffered regularly from famine and...Lecture Details Booking Enquiry
What on earth is an ancient Egyptian monument doing on the banks of the Thames in London? And did it really ever have anything to do with Cleopatra?...Lecture Details Booking Enquiry
In a long and illustrious career Edward Bawden achieved renown as a painter, designer, illustrator and teacher, yet he remains an elusive figure. Today...Lecture Details Booking Enquiry
The cultural phenomenon associated with the spread and development of Islam resulted in some of the most beautiful art ever produced. Not convinced?...Lecture Details Booking Enquiry
Liverpool City Region possesses an abundance of public monuments and sculptures, unsurpassed by any other English city, with the exception of London....Lecture Details Booking Enquiry