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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


Because of the impact worldwide of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the 2020 International Summer Programmes have been replaced by the Virtual Summer Festival of Learning

This course is part of the Interdisciplinary Summer Programme Term III 2020.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

An exploration of An Englishman’s home as his castle, which addresses a wide range of English historic houses. Elizabethan England sets the scene with Kenilworth Castle, Hardwick Hall and Burghley House. Historic and contemporary expressions are contrasted at Alnwick Castle and Houghton Hall. Osborne House as Victorian exemplar is countered by Morris’s Red House and Robinson’s Gravetye Manor. Finally, Chartwell was ‘Churchill at home’.


Course dates

02 Aug 2020 to 15 Aug 2020

Course duration

2 weeks

Apply by

20 Jul 2020

Course director

Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
United Kingdom
01223 760850

Qualifications / Credits


Teaching sessions

Meetings: 10

Course code