Christopher Frayling: Vampyres at Strawberry Hill House
Literary Event, Tue 8 Nov 2016
020 8831 6000
268 Waldegrave Road,
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Christopher Frayling has spent 45 years exploring the history of one of the most enduring figures in the history of mass culture – the vampire. Vampyres is a comprehensive anthology of vampires in literature, from the folklore of Eastern Europe, to the Romantics and beyond.
Sir Christopher Frayling is a wide-ranging cultural historian: the author of numerous publications
on subjects ranging from vampires to Westerns. His many public appointments have included
Chairman of Arts Council England; Chairman of the Design Council; and the longest-serving
Trustee of the Victoria and Albert Museum
|Tue 8 Nov 2016||19:00|
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By Road: At the London Road roundabout on the A316 take the exit signposted Twickenham A310.
At the mini roundabout turn left, you are still on London Road. Pass Twickenham Station on your left. At traffic lights you will have to bear right into King Street. Get over into left lane and turn left at the traffic lights into Cross Deep. You will pass Radnor Gardens leading down to the Thames on your left.
At mini roundabout turn right into Waldegrave Road. You will see Strawberry Hill House on your left. Just past the house is the turning into St. Mary's College where you can park
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