Archive for October 2013
Country houses were the ideal homes of the 19th century, where immaculate good taste, education, and connoisseurship were reflected in the art, design and music displayed there. Tatton Park was no exception, find out here…
In the 19th century dance was an important social skill for women of the gentry and nobility. From the Waltz to the Polka, the Quadrille to the Country Dance, learn more about dance at Tatton Park, and the dancing lessons of Charlotte Lucy Beatrix Egerton in the 1840’s.
The second of our short films about music at Tatton Park throws light on the musical education of genteel young ladies in the first half of the 19th century. Discover the early musical training of amateur musician Charlotte Lucy Beatrix Egerton (1824-45) of Tatton Park, in ‘Lessons at the Piano Forte’.