This year’s 2011 Priestley Lecture is entitled ‘The Case of Wentworth: the Georgian Battle of the Follies’ and will be given by Dr Patrick Eyres. Patrick is a trustee of Wentworth Castle. Since the late 1970s he has specialized in the field of garden and landscape studies, particularly in the cultural politics of the Georgian landscape garden. He was a co-founder of the New Arcadian Press which has generated a continuous programme of research into cultural landscape. He is sole editor and publisher of the fine press New Arcadian Journal comprising original text and illustration.
The event will be held at Mill Hill Chapel, City Square, Leeds on 1st December at 7pm. All are welcome. A word document flyer is available here.