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A LETTER FROM OUR FOUNDER: ON MALLORCA

Dear INSCAPE Members and Friends, 
I write with fresh news for those of you booked on our upcoming Mallorca and Menorca trip, Wednesday 5 to Monday 10 March. Forty years ago when I was a very young and shy assistant working in my first job at Dorchester … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY TOURS AND SHORT BREAKS 2013-2014: A FESTIVE SEASON IN PROVENCE, NEW YEARS EVE AT LA SCALA, THE RENAISSANCE IN PARIS

POPES AND GLORY: AVIGNON AT CHRISTMAS                     THURSDAY 12 TO MONDAY 16 DECEMBER 2013 TUTOR: NICHOLAS FRIEND In her recent sparkling article in the FT Travel section, Jan Morris describes Avignon as … Continue reading

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Autumn/Winter programme and 2014 Tours!

We are thrilled to announce that we have just published an INSCAPE Autumn/Winter lecture programme and our 2014 Tours Calendar  that we hope will pique your interest and hold your attention. Feel free to browse the programme at your leisure, and … Continue reading

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INSCAPE Spring-Summer Programme out now!

We are very excited to announce that our jam-packed programme for Spring-Summer 2013 has just been published! Feel free to browse the programme at your leisure, or see our Calendar of Events for a month-by-month guide to all INSCAPE has to … Continue reading

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INSCAPE Hallowe’en at Southside House, Wimbledon

What better way to spend Hallowe’en than a private tour of the magnificent and eccentric home of generations of the Pennington Mellor Munthe families? Our group, led by  Southside guide Pat Donald, sometimes by torchlight, were given a remarkable opportunity … Continue reading

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Spaces available for Autumn–Winter Study Days, Courses and Tours

Much to our delight, our Autumn-Winter programme of study days and courses has been extremely popular; so much so, in fact, that we have scheduled repeat dates of several study days to try to accommodate as many members, friends and … Continue reading

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King’s Cross: Regenerating a Landmark

I came home truly inspired after an extraordinary visit to an area of London which normally leaves me depressed and longing for escape; King’s Cross. I remembered the marshalling yards behind the station, a bleak site of utter dereliction, like … Continue reading

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Real Devilry: The Trials, Tribulations and Joys of Languedoc

From the hill above, Conques is either like a dream from the brothers Grimm, or like a town from an early Cubist painting by Picasso or Braque: soft brown slopes and cones of roves, rippling with tiles, their supporting walls … Continue reading

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STOP PRESS: Autumn-Winter 2012 brochure out now!

Our new brochure of tours and study days for INSCAPE’s Autumn-Winter 2012 season is now available online! Join us from September for a whole range of exciting and stimulating events, lectures, parties and overseas expeditions including Edvard Munch at Tate … Continue reading

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Money and the City

Since the times of the Romans, London’s financial institutions have lain at the heart of the City, and are woven into the very fabric of its churches, markets and meeting halls, the design of their buildings profoundly affected by the … Continue reading

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