VIRTUAL LECTURE (LIVE) | Around the World with Kenneth Park II: Some of my favourite English Country Houses No. 1

Friday 11 Sep 2020, 10:20 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Kenneth Park as he presents his lecture Some of my favourite English Country Houses No. 1 via Zoom. Please ensure you have downloaded and signed up to Zoom before the lecture begins via https://zoom.us/ The lecture will begin promptly at 10:30am. Please ensure you are online before the start to allow admittance to the lecture. Ticket sales will close at 9:30am on day of lecture.

**Link to Zoom meeting will be emailed prior to the lecture. If you have any concerns please email Kathleen at admin@johnstoncollection.org**

The English country House remains a source of great fascination – many of us are enthralled by the stunning architecture, art and historical collections, magnificent gardens and of course the human stories from both upstairs and downstairs. This beautifully illustrated lecture, will look at some of Kenneth's favourite England's finest country houses including Petworth House, Chatsworth, Highclere Castle, Blenheim Palace, Laycock Abbey, Kedleston Hall, Hardwick Hall, Somerleyton Hall and many more.

KENNETH W PARK has served as Curator of Collections at Wesley College, Melbourne for just on thirty years. This role sees him responsible for the school’s extensive art and archival collections. Kenneth also consults in both the corporate and public sectors in philanthropic fundraising (especially in planned giving) as well as marketing, sponsorship, art, membership / loyalty and public relations.

An avid traveller, tour leader and lecturer, Kenneth works with a range of tourism organisations and travel companies across the globe. He lives by the motto: ‘Life is a grand tour so make the most of it’. His tertiary studies include political science, administration, museum studies, industrial relations, fine arts, history and international relations. Kenneth has a passion for travel, food, wine, arts, architecture, history, and good conversation … essentially the good life!

Image| Highclere Castle photograph by Jon James 1986, courtesy of Kenneth Park

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