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Richard Heathcote – ‘The Heritage of Carrick Hill’
November 20, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm$45
Richard Heathcote was born in the UK and has lived in Australia for 39 years. Richard is currently Director of Benefaction at Carrick Hill historic house and garden in Adelaide. He previously worked in Victoria, where for a decade he managed Rippon Lea Estate, the National Trust’s flagship property in Melbourne.
Richard has broadcast and published on art, heritage buildings and gardens. He has an extensive knowledge of the collections, architecture and social history of the English Country House. Awarded a Churchill Fellowship in 2008, Richard was able to visit locations in Canada and Britain, looking at the interpretation of heritage sites. In 2011 Richard also attended the Royal Collections Studies Course that is granted permission to inspect the Queen’s collection at Windsor Castle and other Royal palaces.
The fine collection of British and Australian paintings at Carrick Hill has provided rich material for Richard to create exhibitions, associated publications and documentary films, using his particular talent for making art accessible to everyone.Book Online