The Farringford Restoration Blog

Farringford is being restored, as far as possible, back to how it would have looked when it's most famous resident wrote in the study and gazed at the stars from the rooftop.

Farringford is undergoing extensive restoration.  It is being restored, as far as possible, back to how it would have looked when it's most famous resident wrote in the study and gazed at the stars from the rooftop.

Recent Posts

Tennyson and Opium

If opium-eating be a sensual pleasure, and if I am bound to confess that I have indulged in it to an excess ...…

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Tennyson and OpiumPosted: 17 Sep 2020

Tennyson and Kate Bush

The second part of Kate Bush’s ‘The Hounds of Love’ album takes its title from the first poem of Tennyson’s ‘The Idylls of the King’,…

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Tennyson and Kate BushPosted: 19 Aug 2020

Reading Aloud

Every evening Alfred, Lord Tennyson, read the poetry that he was working on to his wife Emily…

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Reading AloudPosted: 27 Jul 2020

Pre-Raphaelite Women

Tennyson and the Pre-Raphaelites created characters so real that their images are familiar to us over 150 years later.…

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Pre-Raphaelite WomenPosted: 27 Jul 2020
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