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.

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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Maggie & Ted

Maggie & Ted

Trustee of the Sir Edward Heath Charitable Foundation, Michael McManus, has written a brilliant new play entitles Maggie & Ted. Read below to find out more: For someone who played such a significant role in directing our national trajectory, Sir Edward Heath has...

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Shipshape at Arundells

Shipshape at Arundells

Written by Kate Walter for Wiltshire Life Magazine. I joined the Arundells team as their new Curator in January 2021. Carrying out essential conservation in the depths of the winter lockdown provided an unprecedented opportunity to get to know the house. Some may...

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Malcolm Green

Malcolm Green

Malcolm Green, one of our longest standing and most loyal of volunteers, died on Saturday 24th July. A kind, thoughtful and gentle man, Malcolm accepted his illness with calmness and courage; never losing his sense of humour and always determined to make the most of...

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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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