The Folly Fellowship’s 30th Anniversary Symposium

//The Folly Fellowship’s 30th Anniversary Symposium
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A two day Symposium – Day one will be a full day symposium of illustrated talks on a variety of folly-related subjects including:

Michael Cousins – Follies in the Chinese Taste

Dr Laura Mayer – ‘Tea-things, Dragons and Bells’: Humphry Repton’s Greatest Folly

Isobel and Julian Bannerman – subject to be confirmed

Dr Iain Jackson – Nek Chand’s Rock Garden at Chandigarh, India

Lady Lucinda Lambton – subject to be confirmed

Henry Macrory – Whitaker Wright and Other Moles

The day will include tea/coffee and buffet lunch.

Day two:  A General Meeting of the Charity to present the accounts and business plan for the way ahead.  There will also be a talk by Sarah Finch-Crisp on The History of Lydiard Park.  If time permits, there will be a discussion on legacy projects and what follies mean to us, and a discussion on places that members would like to visit.  All of this will help us shape our future work and future direction.

Tickets are £45.00 for members and £50.00 for guests, and includes a buffet lunch and tea/coffee throughout the day.  Tickets for Sunday are £10 and for members only. Attendees must also pay £4.00 at the venue for car parking on the day– details from Andrew Plumridge.