Enterprising Women and the Country House: From Commission to Design & Construction

The Friends of Holy Saviour invite you to their next “Talk & Tea” when Dr Megan Leyland, Senior Properties Historian, English Heritage, will explore various roles played by women in the patronage, design and construction of their country homes and gardens from the 18th and 19th centuries, taking a close look at the obstacles women faced, their experiences, and how these fit into wider histories of country house building and architecture.

Sunday 20th May at 3pm in Holy Saviour Church, Radcliffe Road

Tickets cost £8 (Friends £7) including refreshments; available from Clare Fleck (01462 646257) or the Hitchin Initiative Office, 1A Churchyard.