‘The Nine Pipers’ – by Jon Lloyd

‘The Nine Pipers’ – by Jon Lloyd

A remarkable feature of the dining room is the collection of nine pictures by John Piper, one of the most important British artists of the Twentieth century. Piper had a lifelong interest in buildings and their settings, from architectural gems to picturesque ruins....
Barbara Hosking CBE

Barbara Hosking CBE

The Trustees of the Sir Edward Heath Charitable Foundation were greatly saddened by news of the death of Barbara Hosking CBE. Barbara worked with Sir Edward during his time as Prime Minister and they formed a warm mutual professional regard for each other. As captured...
Volunteering at Arundells

Volunteering at Arundells

What is it really like to volunteer at Arundells? Some of our volunteers share their thoughts on why they signed up in the first place and what made them stay. My Arundells Experience: John Potter There are, I suppose, three threads to my involvement with Arundells:...
Conservation at Arundells by Kate Walter

Conservation at Arundells by Kate Walter

 While Arundells is closed we continue to work on essential conservation tasks, so I thought I would use my first blog spot to give some insights into what we do behind-the-scenes to care for the house and collection.  At Arundells, we practise Preventive...
Upstairs, Downstairs

Upstairs, Downstairs

Written by Annie Boag. As with all grand houses there was an upstairs and downstairs divide. Those who worked mainly downstairs and lived up in the attics haven’t been recorded, until now, in the history of Arundells. They are, without doubt, part of the story so I...