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Cleaning and Conservation of Paintings

By |2018-09-23T02:43:46+00:00September 23rd, 2018|Categories: News|

Some of the larger paintings in the Great Hall are being cleaned and conserved by French lady, Amandine Thepaut. She frst cleans the paintings with water using a delicate sponge, and then slowly dissolves away the centuries of grime and old varnish using solvents and alcohol, to reveal the original colours of the paintings. She will [...]

Unveiling of the Sculpture of Lloyd George

By |2018-09-23T02:42:10+00:00September 23rd, 2018|Categories: News|

On a glorious summer day, nearly 1,000 people attended a garden party to commemorate the end of WW1 and Prime Minister Lloyd George agreeing to the terms of the Armistice whilst resident at Danny. The bronze sculpture by Philip Jackson was unveiled by Colin Prickett, who was celebrating being a resident at Danny for 21 years. [...]

Centenary of WW1 Victory and Peace achieved whilst Lloyd George stayed at Danny

By |2018-06-19T10:49:26+00:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: News|

Centenary of WW1 Victory and Peace achieved whilst Lloyd George stayed at Danny On 2nd September 2018 we will be hosting The 1918 Lloyd George Garden Party  to commemorate the end of the First World War and to re-enact the garden party Lloyd George held on the lawns at Danny in the summer of 1918. Tickets can [...]

With so many options, where is the best place?

By |2017-12-03T20:30:17+00:00December 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|

Another thing to consider when weighing up retirement options is the all-important decision of location. Where is the ideal place to retire to? According to a Prudential study covering England and Wales, West Sussex offers the best quality of life for retired people! "Our analysis shows that every part of the country has something different to offer pensioners, [...]

How and Why to Retire in Style…

By |2017-12-03T20:27:29+00:00December 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|

It’s tempting when retiring, to invest in a retirement property, with the idea that our children one day will benefit. Yet all too often as the value of retirement properties fall, so to do the investment opportunities. Sometimes you’re much better off renting! In this interesting article from the BBC, we see that half of new-build retirement homes [...]

Exhibition by Stephanie Smart

By |2017-09-24T08:33:52+00:00September 24th, 2017|Categories: News|

Stephanie’s exhibition attracted nearly a thousand visitors. Her exquisite paper dresses recalled the history of Danny and of its current residents, many of whom inspired and assisted Stephanie in their making. This year we have resurfaced the entrance drive and installed over a kilometre of ‘Ever Edge’ along the drive and around the garden paths and [...]

Tri-Centenary of Cricket in Danny Park

By |2017-09-24T08:31:13+00:00September 24th, 2017|Categories: News|

In July Danny House played Hurstpierpoint Cricket Club at Sand Field in Danny Park to mark that cricket is recorded as having been played there in 1717. We claim this makes Sand Field the oldest identifiable cricket pitch in the world! The ‘Gamesters’ wore period costumes and a fine day was had by all. Though the [...]