November 2017 - The Friends were pleased to see the Mauricovna at Červený Dvůr as the image on the opening web page of the UK National Trust's Overseas Working Holidays for 2018. Photograph by Amber Cloughton, participant in 2016.
In the coming year The Friends are organising three working holidays:
-Žďár nad Sázavou, the site of the UNESCO pilgrimage church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora, designed by the famous Baroque architect J.B. Santini-Aichel;
-restoration of the renowned landscape garden at Krásný Dvůr;
-the seventh holiday at Červený Dvůr, an estate that was once the summer residence of the Schwarzenberg family and is now a sanatorium.