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Turn End Houses, Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire Property, southeast England, UK – design by Peter Aldington architect

6 Apr 2018

Turn End House and Garden News

Turn End House and Garden Open Weekend with Sculpture Exhibition

Turn End Trust is combining its House and Garden Open Weekend with an outdoor Sculpture Exhibition on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th April.

Aldington Craig Collinge
photo : Richard Bryant _ Arcaid

Opening from 2pm (until 5pm) both days, visitors will be able to step inside the 1960s home of architect Peter Aldington and discover his ethos for inside/outside living. Outside in the ‘garden rooms’ of Turn End, visitors will be able to view (and buy) from over 30 outdoor sculptures, crafted from local artists, which will be intriguingly displayed in Turn End’s glorious listed garden.

Turn End House and Garden Open Weekend with Sculpture Exhibitio

The artist studio of Heather Hunter, printmaker and creator of artists’ books, and acclaimed photographer Paul Wilkinson will also be open. Tea and homemade cakes will be served.

Entrance £15 (Friends of Turn End: free, children free).

Tickets:
Saturday 28th April: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/turn-end-trust-house-and-garden-open-day-with-garden-sculpture-and-open-studios-tickets-41753111681
Sunday 29th April: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/turn-end-trust-house-and-garden-open-day-with-garden-sculpture-and-open-studios-tickets-41753202954

To find out more about Turn End, the events programme, Friends Scheme or Volunteer appeal:
www.turnend.org.uk
turnendtrustevents@gmail.com
07591 018601
You can follow Turn End at Facebook.com/TurnEndTrust or instagram.com/turn_end_trust.

4 Jun 2017

Turn End Trust Events Programme

Turn End House and Garden / Peter Aldington – August / September Events

In the heart of Haddenham (Buckinghamshire) is Turn End, one of a cluster of three 1960s village houses, all listed at Grade 2*, designed and built by architect Peter Aldington. Its internationally renowned garden, created as a natural extension to the architect’s own house, unfolds as an intriguing series of ‘garden rooms’. Turn End Trust, established to promote the integration of building and garden design and conserve the Turn End estate, hosts an annual programme of events which includes these forthcoming events.

Turn End House interior:
Turn End House Haddenham interior
photograph : Richard Bryant _ Arcaid

Peter has the rare distinction of having had all 9 houses he has designed listed, more than any other living architect in the UK.

Turn End Trust is hosting its second House and Garden Open Day on Monday 28th August 2017: 14.00-17.30 (August Bank Holiday Monday) and a Turn End Talk with Dr. Alan Powers (Trustee and former Chairman of the Twentieth Century Society) on ‘Modern Houses – the Smooth and the Hairy’ on Saturday 2nd September 2017: 14.30 in Haddenham Methodist Church, then Turn End garden. Further details below. Booking at turnendtrust.eventbrite.co.uk or email turnendtrustevents@gmail.com

Peter Aldington, Turn End, Haddenham
photo : Paul Wilkinson photography

House and Garden Open Days
Monday 28th August 2017: 14.00-17.30. Booking or email turnendtrustevents@gmail.com
£15 (Friends: free, children: free)

Visit Turn End, Peter and Margaret Aldington’s 1960s self-built family home, and its glorious sequence of gardens. Be inspired by their concrete, wood and glass house, grown out of its surroundings, and see first-hand how village housing can be modern and traditional. Enjoy a warm welcome from the Trustees and Volunteers of the Turn End Trust and discover more about the work of the Trust to conserve and make Turn End available for future generations. Books about Turn End and the work of Peter Aldington on sale together with plants from Turn End’s small nursery. Teas and homemade cakes.

Turn End Estate (The Turn, Middle Turn and Turn End) received a Royal Institute of British Architects Award for Architecture in 1970. On July 15 1998, the three buildings were added to the list of buildings of special architectural or historic interest. They were upgraded to II* in 2006; only a handful of post-war houses are listed at this grade.

As modern housing, made of wood, concrete block and glass, in a traditional setting, the group has always been celebrated as a rare British representative amongst the best of European housing design, and has welcomed visitors from all over the world. It has provided teaching material for students of architecture and landscape design, been written about nationally and internationally and photographed widely.

Turn End Talk
An afternoon and talk with Dr. Alan Powers ‘Modern Houses – the Smooth and the Hairy’
Saturday 2nd September 2017: 14.30 in Haddenham Methodist Church, then Turn End garden
£20 (Friends: £15) Booking required or email turnendtrustevents@gmail.com

Come and meet Alan Powers, Trustee and former Chairman of the Twentieth Century Society and hear his unique take on the Modern House; both ‘Smooth’ and ‘Hairy’! Alan writes and lectures on art, architecture and design, mainly of the twentieth century. He has specialised in the history of the private house in the Modernist period, and was the author of ‘Twentieth Century Houses in Britain’, as well as ‘Aldington, Craig and Collinge’. He grew up in a smooth Modern house designed by his father but has lived in a Georgian one in London for nearly 35 years. Tea and cakes at Turn End included.

Aldington Craig Collinge
photo : Richard Bryant _ Arcaid

Contact Turn End Trust

by email: turnendtrustevents@gmail.com
by phone: leave a recorded message on: 07591 018601
Information: turnend.org.uk and www.turnend.wordpress.com
follow us: facebook.com/TurnEndTrust instagram.com/turn_end_trust

To become a Friend of Turn End, please visit https://turnend.wordpress.com/friends-of-turn-end/

All income from the Friends scheme will be used solely for enabling Turn End Trust to fulfil its objects in line with the requirements of the Charity Commission. The Trust is indebted to Margaret and Peter Aldington for the use of their house and garden at:
Turn End, Townside, Haddenham, Aylesbury HP17 8BG
www.turnend.org.uk

Copyright © 2017 Turn End Trust, All rights reserved.
Registered CIO Charity number 1162076

Photos: with the kind permission of Richard Bryant/arcaid.co.uk

Mailing address:
Turn End Trust, c/o Prospect Cottage, The Green, Chearsley, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP18 0DJ.

10 Feb 2017

Turn End Trust launches its 2017 Events Programme

Architecture, Gardens and the Arts included in Turn End Trust’s 2017 programme

TURN END TRUST (Haddenham) has launched its events programme for 2017 and included is a host of educational, creative and community led events that will appeal to those interested in Turn End, the internationally acclaimed house and garden located in the heart of Haddenham. Bookings are now available on line at turnendtrust.eventbrite.co.uk as well as by email to: turnendtrustevents@gmail.com and you can now follow Turn End at Facebook.com/TurnEndTrust or instagram.com/turn_end_trust.

Turn End Haddenham

Aldington Craig Collinge

Peter Aldington’s own house, Haddenham
1960’s
Peter Aldington


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