8th September 2020
Author Elizabeth St. John travels to Cromwell’s Commonwealth as Anne St.John Wilmot, Lady Rochester, secretly conspires with the Sealed Knot to restore King Charles to England’s throne.
11th August 2020
Author Nicola Cornick looks at the life and work of Lady Diana Beauclerk and considers how the time she spent living at Lydiard House influenced her art.
14th July 2020
Author Elizabeth St.John brings a new perspective to one of the world’s most famous castles and prisons – The Tower of London and her ancestress Lucy St. John.
24th July 2020 To be rescheduled for 2021
Members have the opportunity to visit Strawberry Hill House and its lovely gardens
June 22nd – 24th 2020 Event Postponed
An international symposium at Nottingham Castle. Keynote speakers include Friends of Lydiard Park ambassador Elizabeth St. John talking about how Lucy Hutchinson’s royalist family, the St. Johns, impacted her puritan reality.
17th June 2020 Event Postponed
Stephen Slater, author and fellow of the Heraldry Society of England, reveals a hidden language of fabulous beasts, symbolic animals and corrugated boiler flues!
20th May 2020 Event Postponed
Talk by Jessica Rosenthal Mcgrath, exploring commemorative portraits in parish churches in the late 16th and early 17th century.
16th May 2020
Annual Meeting deferred to 2021 - please visit your Members Log-in page for more information.
4th April 2020 Event Postponed
Written in their Stars
14th January - 4th April 2020
This exhibition has now closed. A creative exhibition celebrating St. Mary’s Lydiard Tregoze
30th March 2020 Event Postponed
Talk by St. John family historian, Sonia St. John
26th March 2020 Event Postponed
The Lydiard Chronicles, a historical fiction series, is named after Lydiard Park, the St. John ancestral home in Wiltshire, England.
27th February 2020
Discover the vital repair works taking place inside St. Mary’s Lydiard Tregoze
February and March 2020
Tales from Inside the Tower of London - Presented by the English Speaking Union of the United States