September 14, 2018
Who doesn’t love a great topiary garden? It just brings a smile to your face—well at least it does to ours. However, not everyone feels the same way: as some anonymous wag once described a topiary garden in England: “The monstrosities doth multiply…” Given the range of reaction it inspires, topiary has gone in and out of fashion over the centuries. We think it’s all good fun.
August 20, 2018
The Crown: A Highlight from 2017
In November 2017, the Royal Oak Foundation and the Princeton Club hosted an exclusive program about the Netflix hit miniseries, The Crown. Scandal, intrigue, marital strife--The Crown had it all and turned the British monarch into a television phenomenon.
July 16, 2018
Fascinating fragments at Uppark
Emile de Bruijn, Registrar at the National Trust, is a heritage professional who uncovers many of the hidden gems found throughout the vast Trust collection.
June 25, 2018
Blenheim in New York City
An exhibition of paintings of Blenheim Palace commissioned by the late 11th Duke of Marlborough and his daughter Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill opened with a Private Preview Benefit Vernissage at Findlay Galleries, on Thursday, June 7th, 2018.
August 7, 2017
The Lake District Becomes a World Heritage Site
The Lake District has become a World Heritage Site joining iconic locations such as the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and Grand Canyon as a place of international acclaim.