Broadland Properties purchased Hever Castle and its collection from the Astor family in 1983. Broadlands are committed to the future of the Castle and during their custodianship have invested greatly in the historical integrity of the estate. They have added to the existing art collection prompting Dr. David Starkey to state that Hever Castle ‘now has one of the best collections of Tudor portraits after the National Portrait Gallery’.
Another special venue in which to experience music is the amazing Tudor chapel at Hampton Court Palace. Sitting gazing at the stunning celestial blue ceiling, peppered with gold stars, is like looking up into the heavens. This has been an inspirational place since Henry VIII was on the throne. See the nearby deer park, walk by the Thames and in the gardens, lose yourself in the maze, see the Real Tennis Court, but most of all, attend evensong in the chapel, to experience its special…
Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish novelist and short story writer, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula. During his lifetime, he was better known as personal assistant of actor Henry Irving and business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London, which Irving owned.
henri cartier-bresson. This image caught my eye straight away as I love the unique angle of the spiral staircase. It inspires me because I find the idea of up close and slowly fading away very interesting and will give me ideas and inspiration for my photography work.