Friday, February 15, 2008
West Dean Chichester, West Sussex
West Dean College, West Dean Chichester, West Sussex PO18 ORX
phone: 0844 4994408
West Dean College is an imposing 19th century flint-faced mansion located in the village of West Dean which near Chichester in West Sussex.
West Dean is a unique community, a creative mix of artists and craftspeople, conservators and restorers, working alongside gardeners, farmers, foresters and builders.
West Dean College is part of the Edward James Foundation, a charitable trust located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in south-east England. The house is set in 6000 acres of parkland. The core of the house was built between 1804-30 for Lord Selsey. William James acquired the estate in 1891 and altered and extended the house.
The course concentrates mainly on the art of ensemble playing but solo playing can also be catered for.
A concert is given on the Saturday evening by Raymond Burley.
For further details contact West Dean College
E-mail: Click here
or telephone: 0844 4994408.