March 2021

Vaux le Vicomte - Fit for a King (Online)

Welcome to The Arts Society Farnham
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 10:30

The inspiration for Versailles 

Built for the France's Chief Minister, Nicolas Fouquet, it became the inspiration for the Palace of Versailles and at the same time set in train his personal downfall.


Miss Carole Petipher

Carole is an experienced guide and lecturer on combined history and art tours in France with 20 years experience. Having lived and worked on a number of bespoke river vessels and converted barges there she has used them as a platform from which to research her lectures. She uses art in all its guises to explore the characters who shaped France and likes to delve behind the scenes to discover hidden truths.

She also acts as a guide for a privately owned ancestral home in her native Chilterns.