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Visit to Dennis Severs’ House

Visit to Dennis Severs’ House

Dennis Severs’ House at 18 Folgate Street near Liverpool Street Station is a still-life drama created by the previous owner as an historical imagination of what life would have been like inside for a family of Huguenot silk weavers. Its creator, Dennis Severs, was an artist who used his visitors’ imaginations as his canvas. He lived in the house as its original occupants would have done in the early 18th century. To enter the door silently is to pass through the frame of a painting, one with a time and life of its own. This is an inspiring experience.

Date: Friday 14 March at 12pm, maximum 15 places.

Cost: £12. Email or telephone: 020 8778 5455 to book your place. Cheques made payable to the Sydenham Society to 20 Tannsfeld Road, by Friday 28 February.

Directions and suggested travel plan to follow.