Castle Howard

Hawksmoor’s plan for a baptistery at St Paul’s Cathedral

Nicholas Hawksmoor: a genius in his own right

13 February 2016 9:00 am

In the conclusion to his very substantial study of England’s least known and most misunderstood Baroque architect, Owen Hopkins discusses…

The Marble Hall at Petworth House

Marble-mania: when England became a spiritual heir to the ancients

8 November 2014 9:00 am

Phrases such as ‘Some aspects of…’ are death at the box-office, so it is not exactly unknown for the titles…

Ryedale Festival: a beacon of survival without subsidy

12 July 2014 9:00 am

There are festivals of everything, everywhere. So why get excited about the Ryedale Festival (11–27 July) apart from the fact…