I was asked to speak today at the new EA Festival, held in the grounds of the castle at Castle Hedingham. It was such a pleasure to be in a tent instead of on Zoom. I had nearly forgotten the pleasures of interaction with a live audience – the feeling of audience engagement and response.
The Castle is Norman. Between 1713 and 1719, much of the castle’s surrounds were demolished and a small Georgian house built in their place with ornamental grounds which half survive:-