Gothic TourismA talk by Cheryl Butler 12th November
In the Harrison Room
Ivy clad abbeys, dolorous churchyards, evil monks, curses, and some abominable poetry are just a few of the reasons that sparked a vogue for Gothic Tourism in the eighteenth century. A story of painters, poets, writers and composers as well as tourism entrepreneurs.
Dr Cheryl Butler is a historian from Southampton. She is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, the Royal Society of Arts and an Honorary Fellow of the University of Winchester. In 2014 she was the winner of the Personal Achievement Award from the British Association of Local History.
This event was originally meant to take place on Thursday 28 May 2020 and was rescheduled as a result of the coronavirus. Tickets for the previous performance remain valid. If you're unable to join us on the new date please contact the box office before 31 August 2020 to arrange a refund or credit note.