THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED
This year’s lecture will be delivered by Roy Bolton, Director of Sphinx Fine Art and known to many from his BBC2 contemporary arts series Show Me the Monet. Roy is uniquely knowledgeable about Halswell as the building’s history was the subject of his Cambridge University thesis and he currently advises the on-going restoration.
He will talk about the history of the Halswell Park estate and its intimate relationship with Hestercombe in the eighteenth century. Through his illustrated lecture you will see how the restoration of this locally and nationally important estate is progressing and the plans to safeguard its future for the community.
Make an evening of it and enjoy a two course supper in Hestercombe House before the lecture:
Roasted supreme of chicken on a bed of colcannon with tenderstem broccoli and a wild garlic sauce
Vanilla panna cotta with a blueberry, blackcurrant and cherry compote
Mushroom and tarragon strudel on a bed of colcannon with tenderstem broccoli and a creamy blue cheese sauce
Crème brulee with a blueberry, blackcurrant and cherry compote
Accompanied by a glass of red or white wine.
If you would like the vegetarian menu or have any special dietary requirements, please email email@example.com with your booking reference.
Supper served from 5.30pm, lecture begins at 7.30pm.
Supper and lecture: £29.95
Lecture only: £10
Or call our Visitor Reception on 01823 413923
The Bampfylde Lecture is held annually to coincide with the birthday of Coplestone Warre Bampfylde who designed the Landscape Garden at Hestercombe.