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THE FRIENDS' WORKING HOLIDAYS IN 2017

THE FRIENDS' WORKING HOLIDAYS IN 2017

 

 

Saturday 3rd to Saturday 10th June 2017.

WHCervDvur c2016 cDChickThe Seventh Year of Restoration at Červený Dvůr, an estate that was once the summer residence of the Schwarzenberg family and is now a sanatorium. Participants will work on the restoration of an 18th-century gardener’s cottage on the estate and help to recreate the formal gardens of the château. Image by D. Chick.

 

 

Saturday 8th to Saturday 15th July 2017.

Stiassni2Small cZidlickyUpgrading works in the gardens and maintenance work to the Stiassni Villa, an example of Functionalism, situated in Brno, the attractive city in Moravia in the Czech Republic. Designed for the wealthy textile industrialist Alfred Stiassny by the architect Ernst Wiesner in 1927, this large villa sits in a garden on an extensive sloped plot of land. Image by Židlický.

 

 

Friday 8th to Friday 15th September 2017.

KD RoundTempleCleaningSmallRestoration of the renowned landscape garden at Krásný Dvůr, which was founded in 1783–1793 by a Czech aristocrat influenced partly by his botanic inclinations and also by his journey around Western Europe, where he saw the new landscape style from England. Participants will work on some of the monuments on the site. Image by Milan Svoboda.

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