Poole Pottery plate

Farrs, Beaminster, 17 July 2016

Photos by Charles Florey


Farrs, Beaminster

Gathering in front of the house

Farrs, Beaminster

Group A starting the house visit to the Hall (centre),
the drawing room (left) and the dining room (right)



THE HALL

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Dragon - Chinese temple carving

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Bronze bowl by Paul Caton

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Makepeace table "Space" of patinated bronze on an antique Moroccan calendar rug

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The Guardian by Crawford Adamson.
On the bog oak sidetable are a sculpture by Gordon Baldwin
and a blue ceramic by Gabrielle Koch

Farrs, Beaminster

Witness IV by Freya Payne

Farrs, Beaminster

Sheep by Sarah Hutton

Farrs, Beaminster

Makepeiece chair "Phoenix" of holly, burr elm, elm and burr oak.
Painting "Into the Centre" by Carolyne Kardia



THE DRAWING ROOM

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Listening to John Makepeace. Painting "Day" by Patrick Scott

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Corner with paintings and ceramics

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Painting by Kevin Sinnot

Farrs, Beaminster

Painting by Shan Zuo and Da Huang Zhou

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Makepiece cabinet "Zebra" in holly and black oak marquetry

Farrs, Beaminster

Makepeace table "English Fruits" in lime wood and copper

Farrs, Beaminster

Makepeace table "Hieroglyph" in burr elm and Cumbrian Slate



THE DINING ROOM

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Chechen occupation of the Moscow Theatre by John Keane

Farrs, Beaminster

West end of dining room with table "Vault",
portrait by Nazmin Abdullah and painting "Chinese Dance" by Hokun The

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East end of dining room:
Makepeace sycamore pedestal "Ripple" of bleached English Oak
bearing sycamore vessel by Marc Ricourt



THE GARDEN

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Route from the front of the house to the gardens

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Jennie Makepeace explaining the garden layout

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John's Grass Garden

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Alstroemeria

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Floral riot

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Verbena

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Poppies

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Himalayan Lily

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Eryngium

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Clematis

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Teatime with homemade cakes

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A very happy former programme secretary

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Leaving after a fabulous visit