Loyd Grossman – An Elephant In Rome

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Start time: 19:30

End time: 20:30

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Loyd Grossman – An Elephant In Rome, In conversation with Gerry Foley

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Petworth Festival welcomes Loyd Grossman on the 2nd of November in conversation with Gerry Foley on the subject of his new book, An Elephant In Rome. In which he looks at the subject of the enigmatic monument to the relationship between the artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini and pope Alexander VII: the elephant carrying an obelisk outside Santa Maria sopra Minerva, just behind the Pantheon.

Loyd Grossman is an entrepreneur, author and broadcaster, well-known for presenting TV programmes. He has a lifelong interest in history, the arts & heritage, receiving a PhD from the University of Cambridge and serving on the board of a number of cultural institutions including English Heritage, & the Public Monuments and Sculpture Association. He is Chairman of The Royal Parks, President of The Arts Society & a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. In June 2015 he was appointed CBE in recognition of his services to Heritage.

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Adult: £12

Child: £5

Child Age Limit: 18 and under

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Name: Petworth Festival

Email: info@petworthfestival.org.uk

Website: https://www.petworthfestival.org.uk

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Address: St Mary's Church, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0AD

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