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George Goring 11 returns to Danny

By |2019-11-07T19:57:38+00:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: News|

The Weiss Gallery in London are selling a painting of George Goring for £350,000. It was painted in 1581 by George Gower (1540 – 1596) who was the most prominent painter at the Court of Elizabeth 1. This George Goring was the second owner of Danny after it was rebuilt by his father. The painting was [...]

New Greenhouse

By |2019-04-26T06:08:16+00:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: News|

The old 1960s greenhouse by the grass tennis court has been replaced by a fine Victorian style Alitex greenhouse located against the garden wall at the eastern end of the gardens. Though the landscaping has yet to be completed, eager residents are already potting and preparations are being made for tea pots, kettles and Rattan chairs.

Richard marries Penny

By |2019-04-26T06:07:07+00:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: News|

On 2nd March, Richard married his piano teacher Penny at Holy Trinity Church Hurstpierpoint. Afterwards, they hosted a champagne reception for 300 guests at Danny, followed by dinner, speeches and dancing. Penny performed one of her compositions with the Brighton Film Quartet during the service and sang ‘Nobody does it Better’ to lure Richard onto the [...]

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 [...]