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Lecture:online lecture - Roland Penrose at Farleys House & Gallery

Lecture, Tue 19 Jan 2021

Farleys House & Gallery

Farleys House & Gallery

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Farleys House & Gallery

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Muddles Green,
Chiddingly,
Lewes,
East Sussex,
BN8 6HW

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Tue 19 Jan online lecture - Roland Penrose

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ROLAND PENROSE THE FRIENDLY SURREALIST - Online talk

Antony Penrose, author of the newly released book: Roland Penrose the Friendly Surrealist, speaks about his father’s life.

Roland was a key figure in Modern Art in the 20th C, he was responsible for bringing Surrealism to Britain in 1936 and Picasso’s first retrospective to Britain in 1960. A Surrealist artist in Paris, a friend of Breton and Éluard and later the close friend and biographer of Max Ernst, Picasso, Miró, Man Ray and Tàpies. The illustrated talk is 45 mins and followed by a Q&A.

We bring you this talk in conjunction with local independent bookshop MuchAdo books. Signed copies of the book are available from them through click and collect.

You can also order a copy from us when you book your place.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsGift shopWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Tea and cake are available in Farleys Gallery. Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in the garden during their visit. Dogs on leads are allowed in the garden.

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Dates Times
Tue 19 Jan 2021 18:30

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 545134  Lat: 50.89932 Long: 0.19854

By car: Just off the A22 at Golden Cross between Uckfield and Hailsham

By public transport: There are regular trains to Lewes from London and towns and cities in Sussex. Taxis are available at Lewes station and the journey to Farleys takes approximately 20 minutes.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Tea and cake are available in Farleys Gallery. Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in the garden during their visit. Dogs on leads are allowed in the garden.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair