Fonthill Recovered

Fonthill Recovered is a new collection about Beckford’s Wiltshire estate edited by Caroline Dakers and published on 18th May by UCL Press in hardcover, paperback or a free online version. A flyer is available, and the whole book is available for open access download from UCL Press here.

New Edition of Biographical Memoirs

Hobnob Press has recently brought out a new edition of Beckford’s Biographical Memoirs of Extraordinary Painters with an introduction, annotations, illustrations and bibliography by Robert J. Gemmett. Click here to see a leaflet with more details of the new edition.

Old Fonthill Abbey Open Grounds 2018


The grounds of Old Fonthill Abbey will be open to the public on Sundays 6th and 20th May.
Visitors will be able to follow marked paths around the woodland and Bitham Lake.

The openings are in aid of Parkinsons UK and local charities.

Further information is available in this poster.