Arundells Journal

News from Arundells

Find out what’s going on in the house and garden. Read about Arundells history and discover interesting facts about our collection.

The Edward Heath Lecture Series- Michael Heseltine

The Edward Heath Lecture Series- Michael Heseltine

The Edward Heath University Lecture Series got off to a fabulous start at the University of Nottingham. Michael Heseltine was the lecturer and Ken Clarke was in the chair. Over three hundred people attended – mainly students but lecturers and professors were also in...

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Alex at Arundells

Alex at Arundells

This summer, Alex joined us for work experience, read on to find out more about his time with us. I Joined Arundells as a volunteer in June of this year. At this point, I had just finished my second year of studying Spanish and French at University.  After discovering...

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My Time at Arundells by Isla

My Time at Arundells by Isla

Isla recently joined us at Arundells for some work experience before heading off to Uni. We have loved having her around and she will be greatly missed, but hopefully we can lure her back in the future. Read Isla's account of her time at Arundells below.I started...

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House

The house was originally a medieval canonry, with the first recorded occupant being Henry of Blunston, Archdeacon of Dorset, who lived here from 1291 until his death in 1316.

garden

The peaceful garden extends to around two acres in total, with lawns, mature trees, shrubbery and borders and includes sculpture by G E Wade and the bow of Morning Cloud III.

collection

Arundells Collection includes works by well known artists, ceramics, gifts from world leaders, hand painted Chinese wallpaper and Morning Cloud scale model yachts.

EVENTS

Arundells events include talks, music concerts and recitals, seasonal outdoor theatre, children's events and Christmas events.

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