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Gothic 4: The Forgotten Age, 1536-1836

Course: Gothic 4: The Forgotten Age, 1536-1836
Tutor: Mike Hope
Start Date: 17th January 2020
Start Time: Dinner
End Date: 19th January 2020
End Time: Lunch
Res Fee (from): £338.00
Non Res Fee: £226.00 What's included?

For three hundred years Gothic architecture would play second fiddle to the evolution of the Tudor, Elizabethan and Jacobean Renaissance, then the influence of French and Dutch styles. Finally the eighteenth century would see wave after wave of Classicism, which was inspired by the Grand Tour. Yet Gothic architecture never disappeared. New churches were built, old ones repaired. Then in the middle of the eighteenth century the ‘Gothick’ style emerged bringing with it a renewed interest in the Mediaeval period. The 1818 Church Building Act and the strong criticism levelled at the ‘Commissioner Gothic style, would lead to the Gothic Revival of the 19th century.

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Mike Hope

Mike Hope

Author, lecturer, curator and designer spent over twenty-five years lecturing and holding senior management posts in four universities (Staffordshire, Portsmouth, Nottingham Trent and Plymouth) and has spent nearly thirty years delivering Summer School Programmes. He has lectured around the world and was a founder board member of The European Academy of Design. Alongside an extensive publication list, he has researched, designed and curated many exhibitions. He is a lecturer for Travel Editions Art & History Abroad programme.

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