This weekend an illuminated play will bring the architect of Knightshayes, William Burges, to life on an evening walk around the formal gardens.
Over three evenings from 11-13 November, the play will transport audiences into the renowned architect’s imagination, bringing his influences to life and transforming the gardens at Knightshayes into an enthralling dreamscape.
A Historical Association and University of Plymouth History department talk.
Join Dr Liz Rushen, Monash University, for an insight into the career of John Marshall, Founder of Plymouth emigration depot and master of logistics who has been all but forgotten today. Owner of at least 30 ships, and responsible for the reform of ship classification and Lloyd’s Register of Shipping in the 1820s, during the 1830s John Marshall became Britain’s busiest emigration agent. Realising that emigrants needed a safe place to stay before departure, in 1835 he established Britain’s...