‘Love at Lydiard’; in celebration of Valentine’s Day

Date: 16th February Event Postponed

Time: 7pm

Nicola Cornick, archivist for the Romantic Novelists’ Association, discusses the Georgian love story of Frederick St John and Arabella Craven. From the ballrooms of London to piracy on the high seas, Frederick and Arabella’s story encompasses all the adventure, glamour and scandal of the Georgian age.

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Event Postponed

Nicola Cornick

Nicola Cornick, archivist for the Romantic Novelists’ Association, discusses the Georgian love story of Frederick St John and Arabella Craven. From the ballrooms of London to piracy on the high seas, Frederick and Arabella’s story encompasses all the adventure, glamour and scandal of the Georgian age.

The English Country House has always had a role to play in the love affairs and marriage contracts of both the aristocrats upstairs and the servants downstairs. In this talk, Nicola Cornick explores the theme of love in the country house, focussing on the rich romantic history of Lydiard Park.