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Jeremy Musson at the Althorp Literary Festival

At the Althorp Literary Festival in 2015 Theodore Alexander was delighted to sponsor Jeremy Musson, author of ‘The Drawing Room: English Country House Decoration’ and expert on the British country house. Read more

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Earl Spencer Discusses Althorp Literary Festival and Family Heritage in Harper’s Bazaar

Earl Spencer Discusses Althorp Literary Festival and Family Heritage in Harper’s Bazaar Read more

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The Strangler Vine at Althorp

This June Theodore Alexander will sponsor M. J. Carter in conversation with Charles Spencer at the Althorp Literary Festival.
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‘Downton Abbey’ Creator to Speak at Althorp Literary Festival

Theodore Alexander is delighted to announce we will be sponsoring that Julian Fellowes, English actor, novelist, and creator of the hugely successful period drama, ‘Downton Abbey’, at the 10th Althorp Literary Festival.

The Festival runs from Thursday 13th – Saturday 15th June 2013. Julian Fellowes will speak on Thursday 13th. Read more

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The Althorp Literary Festival, Photographic Highlights

In June Charles, 9th Earl Spencer spoke at his own Literary Festival on the subject of his ancestral home. Some of our favourite images from the event are below.

“I wanted to have an event that fits in here and makes authors really welcome. They’re all invited to stay with their spouses, lovers or whoever they want to bring. It’s relaxed, like an old-fashioned salon” Charles Spencer, in the Times Read more

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The Story of an English Country House

When I enter the gates of Althorp I feel an enormous sense of warmth, the classic Englishness of the park enveloping me in its natural beauty, looking close to perfection at all times of the year.

I cannot decide whether it looks better in February, the trees’ branches standing stark and frosted; in May, when the greens of the different leaves have their contrasting hues; or in September, the thick sunlight in the heavy autumnal air

Charles Spencer, Althorp: The Story of an English House Read more

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