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Craven District Council chairman attends fine arts society meeting
8:00am Sunday 15th December 2013 in News
Also present was Graham Hamilton, headmaster of Ermysted’s Grammar School, Skipton.
The evening began with mulled wine and mince pies and continued with Nicholas Merchant’s illustrated talk on the Private Palaces on the Cote D’Azur.
He described how the South of France was discovered by the rich in the 19th century, who built palatial residences in a variety of grand styles, outdoing each other in manner and opulence.