Category: News

In Focus: Two Court Painters

Katherine Toke’s portrait sits in the entrance hall: the best moment to catch her is when the gentle afternoon rays light up her face, but those moments are few and … Continue reading

Christmas Cheer!

Since arriving in August, I’ve repeatedly been told how wonderful Christmas at Godinton is, and so I was greatly looking forward to experiencing my first one. Fortunately, my high expectations … Continue reading

In focus: Chinoiserie

Visitors to Godinton will be familiar with the ‘Chinese Room’, and as it’s my favourite room in the house, it seemed to make sense to write a blog post about … Continue reading

In Focus: The Great Chamber Frieze

Those who have visited Godinton will almost certainly have been shown the carvings of The Great Chamber. The room itself dates back to the 1630s, when the house was rebuilt … Continue reading