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Russian Days 2016

No prior knowledge needed. Talks open to all.


"It's a remarkable venture, flying an important multi-coloured flag."
Stephen Walsh (Stravinsky biographer)




"Excellent food for both mind and body, and I was a happy boy."
Robert Fripp (musician)








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Friend of The Great Britain-Russia Society


PRICES & BOOKING

Day rate: £60, including refreshments and buffet lunch

Accommodation & Evening Meals
For those coming from farther afield, accommodation is available for one or two nights. All rooms are beautifully decorated, comfortably furnished and have their own bathroom. Overnight guests also have use of the pool, grounds and living rooms. Rooms cost £60/£85 for Single/Double occupancy on the Friday (breakfast only) or £75/£115 for Single/Double occupancy on the Saturday (dinner and breakfast included). Please see the Please see the Booking Form for details and the Gallery for images of the house and rooms.

To book, please use our Booking Form or call 07793 240 867 for more information.


Stonehill House is a comfortable and spacious family home with extensive grounds, in rural Oxfordshire. Within easy reach of Didcot Parkway and Oxford stations, Stonehill can accommodate up to 12 people in a variety of uniquely decorated, mostly double, bedrooms.

The house and grounds are home to an interesting collection of artworks by Andrew Logan, several with a Russian influence.





Our speakers:


Rosamund Bartlett is a writer, scholar and translator who has lectured on Russian cultural history at universities, museums, and public institutions around the world. The author of several books, including Wagner and Russia, Chekhov: Scenes from a Life, and Tolstoy: A Russian Life, which was longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, she has a particular interest in the intersection between politics, history and the arts. She has also received recognition as a translator, having published two volumes of Chekhov's stories and the first unexpurgated edition of his letters. Her new translation of Anna Karenina will be published by Oxford World's Classics in August 2014. She is a Trustee of the Anton Chekhov Foundation, set up to preserve the writer's house in Yalta, and in 2010 was awarded the Chekhov 150th Anniversary Medal by the Russian government in recognition of her educational and charitable work.

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